May 01, 2013 - 3:18 pm
Hello everyone my name is Tiffamy Tarango. My dad was recently diagnosed with SNUC on April 25,2013 post biopsy results. he is going to be treated UT Southwestern in Dallas tx. We met with the oncologist yesterday and he is at at stage 2 with no lymph node involvement. The tumor is large in his frontal sinuses, ethmoid sinus, pressing on the crib form plate, left orbit and occluding his left nostril. The plan is so start chemo and radiation in 2 wks Using external beam radiation for the first 5 weeks and cyberknife therapy on the 6 wk. cisplatin will be use for chemotherapy. I'm wanting to know if anyone who has gone through this can give me advice. I asked the oncologist if we should go to md Anderson but he said it will cause more of a delay so he will be calling his friend at md Anderson to see if they have any further suggestions. This has been so hard on my family because my father was healthy before this so all along we thought it was just sinus congestion and then we find out its a tumor :( please help.