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The Head and Neck CancerConnect Community is for everyone whose life has been touched by a head and neck cancer. It is a place where you can safely voice your ideas, thoughts, and concerns, benefit from the experience of others, and most importantly, realize that you are not alone. This community is for you and about you.

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Oct 18, 2015 · @auntiemame · Hi all. I have squamish cell cancer of of the larynx that [...]

Hi all. I have squamish cell cancer of of the larynx that has spread to my neck lymph nodes. The largest of my tumors grew so large it is inoperable - it is attached to my carotid artery. I will start chemo (Cisplatin) 1 X per week as well as [...]

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Mar 14, 2015 · @cally47 · i have been clear of throat cancer for 3 years but still [...]

i have been clear of throat cancer for 3 years but still worry especialyat night about my breathing. [...]

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Feb 10, 2015 · @mzsadie · Hello

Hello My husband had a very large cancer tumour removed in started in the soft palet of his mouth. He went to a doctor in July of last year with a sore throat that wouldn't go away. By the time the sent him to the first inept Ears nose and throat [...]

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Jan 25, 2015 · @darryl · Hi to all, my 55 year old mate has just been diagnosed [...]

Hi to all, my 55 year old mate has just been diagnosed with Squamous cell carcinoma. It is in his voice box and the in close lymph glands. He's been told he has six months to live unless they operate. The specialist will let him know in 6 days if [...]

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Jan 22, 2015 · @juliecaroline · Head and neck

Head and neck This is my first post on this site. I have T2 and T3 squamous small cell cancer of the throat and tongue base. They are intending to treat it with radiotherapy and or laser. I am not feeling very positive about this. I would appreciate any feedback from [...]

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Jan 21, 2015 · @terry03 · at maine med cancer inst. scarbrough me.had my 4th radation an getting [...]

at maine med cancer inst. scarbrough me.had my 4th radation an getting my 1st round of cisplatin iv 100mg/m2 long day [...]

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Jan 20, 2015 · @fourlaffs · Is it typical for a recurrence of head and neck cancer? I [...]

Is it typical for a recurrence of head and neck cancer? I was diagnosed with stage 4 HPV on the base of my tongue 2013. After 40 rounds of radiation and 4 rounds of chemo I thought I put this behind me. Six months later same cancer appears on the [...]

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Oct 20, 2015 · @smbbyrne · Carcinoma in Situ of Vocal Chords and Voice Box Hi, I am [...]

Carcinoma in Situ of Vocal Chords and Voice Box Hi, I am new here and to be honest I am not sure if I should be even asking such a question seeing just how much some of you are suffering at the minute, my heart goes out to each [...]

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Dec 19, 2017 · @lmccarthy88 · I am new here and was just diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma [...]

I am new here and was just diagnosed with adenoid cystic carcinoma of the salivary gland. I have an appt with Dr Teknos at The James. Does anyone have any experience with this rare cancer? I am afraid that mine has latched on to the main facial nerve. [...]

Posted by @missbrenda, Jan 10, 2015

I was diagnosed with ACC in 2008 after what I refer to as a botched surgery on my saliva gland, I went to Dana Farber and unfortunately needed a second surgery! I received protron radiation at the University of Washington in Seattle…long story.

I have some facial scarring and unfortunately […]

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Jan 9, 2015 · @terry03 · I'AM A 59 YR OLD MALE RECENTLY DIA. W/ STAGE 3 TONSIL [...]

I'AM A 59 YR OLD MALE RECENTLY DIA. W/ STAGE 3 TONSIL CANCER.HAD TONSILS REMOVED AN SOME OF THE CANCER .WAITING FOR (PET) SCAN RESULTS AN 1ST CONSULTATION.ANY ADVICE/OPINIONS PAST EXPERIENCE WITH THIS ISSUES WOULD GREATLY BE APPRECIATED.TKS [...]

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Dec 22, 2014 · @mary_moore · Stage 4A Squamous cell carcinoma male age 34, never smoked, drank alcohol [...]

Stage 4A Squamous cell carcinoma male age 34, never smoked, drank alcohol or chewed tobacco. What are the chances of survival? [...]

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Jan 3, 2015 · @charlesdekranis1 · A tough cancer, a tough process and recovery, and a toxic financial [...]

A tough cancer, a tough process and recovery, and a toxic financial sentence for the remainder of life. this is not me bitching, just wondering how great the number of those affected really are. Grants are impossible to secure post cancer. however the treatments of oral surgery, wound care , [...]

Posted by @charlesdekranis1, Dec 7, 2014

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Nov 13, 2014 · @dianelinda · We went to the new oncologist & she was very happy Eric's [...]

We went to the new oncologist & she was very happy Eric's tumor had shrunk since his last scan. Since it had decreased & was still localized she wants to give his body a rest from chemo so his blood can rebound & his body also. In December she will [...]

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Nov 30, 2014 · @mzsadie · New to the cancer seen.

New to the cancer seen. My husband 58 years young had been a heavy smoker but had stopped in 2007. About 4months ago started with sore throat. And thrush. Never went away. Finally told me he had a hole in his throat so made him another Dr apt. He sent him [...]

Posted by @cocobud, Nov 7, 2014

Kat, So sorry for you and husband. Are you sure you’re seeing the right kind of doctors. Why internist . Have the mention of Chemo or radiation. I may be wrong but call a cancer center, That I would do immediately.
Prayers for you.
Oh, I had head and throat […]

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Nov 5, 2014 · @misstaemakeurheartmelt · My grandad just had surgery on his jaw they removed 90% now [...]

My grandad just had surgery on his jaw they removed 90% now they saying he needs to do chemo for six weeks. Im confused i is basically like flpping a coin. Just asking to keep him in prayer. [...]

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