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Head and Neck Cancer
Archives for November 2003
Trying to help my only sister
My sister was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the maxillary sinus in February 2002. She had part of her upper hard and soft palate removed, had a neck dissection and was given radiation therapy. Last November 2002 she was again diagnosed with metastasis to the lower jaw and had that removed and was given more…
My uncle was diagnosed with squamous cell cancer of the tonsil in August. He has finished his radiation treatment and has 2 more chemo treatments left. He is doing worse now I think after the treatment for some reason. I am wondering if anyone has had the same problem after their treatment was over. His mouth is so swollen…
Mouth cancer after radiation-lymphedema
My husband had mouth cancer and was operated on in May. In July and August he had radiation and about a month ago he developed lymphedema. He was going to a therapist who massaged his face but it didn't seem to help about a week ago his face swelled so much that it burst through his incision on his neck and a few days…
My Grandfather was diagnosed today
I am not a survivor of cancer, but my grandfather was diagnosed today with throat cancer. The doctors have said that it has reached his lymph nodes. I am not sure what exactly to prepare for. Is there a chance he could get better? Could someone share with me what to expect? At this point, he is eating only foods that are…