wondering if anyone has used this and how numb your mouth really gets from it. My mouth is extremly sore and i have lots of sores and its very dry, but i do not like numbing feeling it makes me sick. I keep gagging and coughing up flemlike is this normal? any suggestions or help?
new to this website
Hello everyone, I am glad to have foung this website. I was diagnosed with laryngeal cancer on October 2nd, 2006 and have been looking for a place for support and to help out others as well. However, I was not able to find such a place until now. I actually enjoyed browsing through the discussions. I now know I am not…
About half way through mmy radiation treatment, I woke up one morning and both arms were tingling and numb like they were asleep. This tingling and numbness has spread to the rest of my body. I have been to 3 neurlogists and none of them have been able to offer any help. Has anyone else had this experience?
Swelling at Surgery site
Hello..I am new to this site, it has taken me a while to find a support site. I have been out of Rad and Chemo for 6 weeks now, I still have a peg as the new half tongue is still not working properly, but my question is about the swelling under my chin and on my neck. I have been told it is normal and to massage it a few…
New Treatments for Early Stage 0-1
Mike, my husband was diagnosed with Esophageal Cancer May of last year. His cancer was most likely caused by Acid Reflux (Barretts Esophagus). He was scheduled for surgery to remove his esophagus in June at the recommendation of his gastroenterologist. This surgery is the standard in the U.S. for esophageal cancer. His…
Almost done with Radiation
Back in January I did a posting asking for advice because I was "Scared of Radiation". I had a rare tumor removed from my left cheek and needed 33 sessions of radiation to the left side of my face. So many of you responded and I have a few people that have really helped me get through this. First, I want to say thank you.…
squamous cell carcinoma
Hi, this is my first time that I have ever even looked at a chat room but I'm at my end. My mother was diagnosed with Squamouse Cell Carcinoma on May 16, 2006. We live in a rural community and the clinic referred her to the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Her primary oncologist has been Dan Lydiatt. On June 1, 2006,…
I just got diagnoised with oral cancer and am scared!
Dont know what to say---found a white lump on my tongue, it is cancer and I go to a team of doctors on friday to discuss treatment. Anyone have mouth cancer? Any encouraging news/words?
my husband George has naso pharyngeal cancer and i have read that alot of people w/this type of cancer have a hard time opening their mouths,my husband has this problem to and no one has explained why. also has any one had surgery for this type of cancer and if so, where did surgery take place? my husband is also a…
getting started with treatment
i was diagnosed 01/18/07 with a squamous cell carcinoma tumor in a lymph node on the left side of my neck,,,the primary at that time was not visable,,subsequent scans and biopsies found nothing,had an mri 02/25/07 that showed some atypical activity in upper part of my neck,,,doctor seems to think we may have found the…