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Head and Neck Cancer
Archives for September 2022
Feeding tube discharge
My husband had a cap come off the Lopez Vale today, which happens from time to time, usually the discharge is the color of formula but today was brown. He hadn't had his breakfast yet, was taking meds with a red bull. I'm just concerned because I haven't noticed brown contents from the tube before. He has a low grade…
LitlCJdoll (Crystal) An Honored and Dear Member Has Passed.
Obituary Link Below-There is a short tribute video below the obituary-very nice- It is with great sorrow that I bring this news to the Head & Neck group. LitlCJdoll (Crystal) has passed on September 12, 2022 She was a true warrior in her battle with cancer and a staunch supporter of others here on the forum. She had…
What A Difference a Day Makes-New Situation
I had a sore neck on the same side as previous lymph cancer August 30th. I let it go about 5 days and it got better but didn't go away. Knowing my past cancer history I didn't wait any longer. I had an upcoming ENT appointment and I made it sooner. I Asked if I should get a scan before the appointment. They set me up with…
New here, seeking advice, questions to ask for treatment approach, question on surgery
My husband was diagnosed 22nd of December, 2021 with HPV+ SCC the right tonsil, Stage Il. Additional history…presumed cT2 N1 MO SCC of right tonsil, HPV+, P16. He completed 33 rounds of radiation along with 7 chemo on 4/5/2022. His MRI on 5/27 came back clear. 6/16 CAT Scan showed positive lymph nodes and…
maxillectomy with obturator recon
Hello, I have had a lot of excisions for SCC inside my mouth. I also have had a SCC tumor removed in my lower jaw 10 years ago. I have not had to had radiation nor chemo. I now have been diagnosed with Invasive Well-Differentiated SCC in my upper back jaw and an "inferior posterior maxillectomy with obturator recon" has…
Benecalorie Food and Protein Enhancer
Hi all, I have several packs of Nestle Benecalorie I won't use. I am willing to ship them to anyone in need.
Back of throat - squamous cell cancer
I was six years clean from Stage IV cancer of the larynx and 2 lymph nodes. Had 33 radiation and 7 chemo with feeding tube and chemo port and had been fine - no issues. I just received diagnosis on a punch biopsy from the back wall of my oropharynx for squamous cell carcinoma and am awaiting a PET scan. Had covid about 7…