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Head and Neck Cancer
Archives for December 2004
basaloid squamous cell carcinoma
i cant seem to find much info on this particular cancer it started in the piriform(sp) sinus and spread to his larynx now he has 9 hot spots from a pet scan in his lings. i am 28 and he is only 42. any advice would bw greatly apprecited, we have 2 small children and need advice on how to deal with them.
hello. i am so scared right now. i have had pain between my shoulder blades for 7 days. i had pain of food going down my esophagus for 2 days. the pain was very intense. the first day when i swallowed solids, i could feel the food going down and it hurt. by the time it got to the center of my chest it was very painful. the…
Recurrant tongue cancer
My husband was diagnosed with T4 Squamous Cell Carninorma on the tongue in February this year. They removed 40% of his tongue and about 2 dozens of lymph nodes from his neck. Since there was one lymph node that had cancer cells, they did the radiation (IMRT) treatment in July. We just found out that the cancer is back on…
second time around
this is my second time around with throat cancer. I did the surgery and radiation the first time.Now there is only very radical treatments left and i dont want to do it. I really dont want to live with out my togune or vocal cords.
cold after larynx cancer
Hi, my names Judy. My last radiation treatment for both breast and larynx cancer was 2 years ago Dec 13. I have recently had a crummy cold, and I can hardly talk. I had an area of concern 2 months ago where the area I was treated was "puffy" or had some fluid according to the Cat Scan, no worrysome signs. I am now back to…
my mom was dx with lung cancer 6 weeks ago. She is going through radiation and chemo. She is having so much trouble swallowing and nothing seems to help. She has tried the magic mouthwash and that helps only for a few minutes. Even water burns so bad she can't drink it. If anyone has any suggestions we would appreciate…
I am a post op(June 2003)total glosectomy and larygectomy patient who has been trying to get a Dynawrite speech synthesizer to try to get back to a somewhat normal life.My insurance company denied my request because my cancer was not "accidental",as if we all plan such things.I am not eligible for Medicare or Medicaid and…