Carotid Body Tumor
Hello! I am new to the board. This month I was diagnosed with a Carotid Body Tumor. I am currently 25 years old. I am having surgery on the 3rd for removal & biopsy. I saw some older postings on the board and was seeking to hear about similiar experiences. Did you have complications? If so what? How old were you when you…
Trying to Eat Again - Any Advice Requested from those who have been there
Here is a message my husband who is in recovery posted on another board. I am helping him by trying to get more replies: Hi folks, > > I'm having trouble eating other than through my stomach tube. My > radiation/chemo ended April 18th for my Stage 3 basal tongue cancer, > and the cancer is gone, at least for the time…
A Cancer Journal
Greetings from Vancouver... I'm a member of the colorectal discussion group and haven't posted here before. I've recently started a weblog where I'm sharing reflections, resources, and insights from my 3 year journey with metastatic colon cancer and recurrences. Todays post is on "Spontaneous Remission". Previous posts…
no treatment throat cancer
My mom (80 yrs old) has been diagnosed with throat cancer and she is insisting on not having any treatment. She says she feels fine now and doesnt want radiation or chemo with all the bad side effects. Anyone know what she would or could go through if she left this type of cancer untreated?
Base of Tongue Cancer - Recovery ?
I was diagnosed with base of tongue cancer - stage IV - in May '07. I had radical neck dissection surgery and both tonsils and tonsil bed(s) removed and a small portion of the base of my tongue. I had 22 lymph nodes removed from the left side of my neck - none were cancerous. I am undergoing 33 radiation treatments -…