I was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in Dec. 1999 at the age of 30. Went through chemo, radiation, and surgery. Am now doing well. If anyone would like to chat, please do so.
I had two surgeries for tongue cancer (December and March)which was 13 years after my first tongue cancer. After my second surgery I was left with about 1/2 my tongue and was recovering to the point that I could eat soft foods pretty well. Then I had 33 radiation treatments and the burn to my healthy tissues is one of the…
Looking to share experiences
Hello to all..My name is Anna. I have an aunt who is going through radiation treatment for mouth and throat cancer. She asked me if I could search for some one for her to chat with and to share information with. She is 80 and does not have a computer so I am helping her. I would appreciate any responses. Thank you..Anna
Dialation and Recover
I had my surgery on April 18th removing 1/3 of my stomach and 2/3 of my esophagus. I have had 5 dialations since. Starting at 1 week apart I am now up to 2 weeks. My GI feels it will close down less the futher away from the surgery I get. But he is prepared to do the procedure as many times as it takes. I am lucky enough…
Mom in trouble?
Four years ago, my mother had a cancer removed from her tongue. It seemed early, so she didn't have all the neck dissection stuff, and there was no further treatment. Then, two years ago, it metastisized but was found in only one lymph node in her neck. After that, she had radiation for six or eight weeks, after which she…