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Head and Neck Cancer
Archives for September 2002
choroidal melanoma of the eye
Hi, I was diagnosed approximately 1 month ago with a large tumor in my right eye. I went in thinking I needed glasses because of computer strain. I left a message under emotional support, but noone is replying. There isn't a chat section just for eyes. The cancer I have tends to metastisize to the liver, but it is…
T3N1MX Adenacarcinoma Survivors?
My father was recently diagnosed with T3N1MX EC. Are there any survivors out there that I could correspond with? Karen
Dealing with not being able to eat
Six years ago my wife was diagnosed with her second bout of oral cancer (never smoked; drank sparingly). Little did we know that her last meal before the surgery was the last solid meal that she is likely to ever have. This has obviously been a huge struggle for her, especially considering that so much of human interchange…
I am wondering where and how are you, must have moved by now. Send me a note and let me know you are fine. Jerri
I am contacting this group because I am looking to help people. As many of you know when a person is diagnosed with cancer it is almost impossible to find health coverage. I am located in Arizona and represent a very large insurance group. Recently we came out with a discount health plan that does not have any preexisting…
Help with transportation to Radiation treatments?
My brother has just been diagnosed with throat cancer. Our 74 year old Mom will be driving him to the University of Washington in Seattle from Bothell, 5 days a week for 6 weeks, except when I can come in to help. Is there a free (or cheap?) service or volunteer system that can help us by taking him in there occasionally?…
Has anyone used Salagen for dry mouth? Did it help in any way to relieve the dryness? I just started this med and was wondering if anyone used it before. Have a great holiday (even thou it's raining this entire weekend in NJ). Marilyn