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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 20, 2015 · @DisneyDreams · Hi everyone!! I'm not sure how to start this, but I have [...]

Hi everyone!! I'm not sure how to start this, but I have vocal cord cancer. It has come back repeatedly. It's common in smokers and I don't smoke, so it's extremely frustrating because there is nothing I can do differently. This November will be my 4th surgery in 4 years. [...]

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Jan 23, 2016 · @bethh · Hello, I'm 14 months post-treatment for throat cancer. So far my checkups [...]

Hello, I'm 14 months post-treatment for throat cancer. So far my checkups have been clear, but this week I saw the dentist and he said, "What's that?" He saw a small swelling on my tongue and insisted I have it checked. So I'm seeing my Ear Nose Throat doctor on [...]

Posted by @realtrose, Oct 6, 2015

here is another reply that is very general and lets her know we are out there willing to help.we got some of our winter things and met the tenant. she is very very nice. she is 65 and had most of her mid section operated on for ulcers but works […]

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Sep 29, 2015 · @dianne2 · My husband is going to be treated with avistan starting tomorrow. Comments? [...]

My husband is going to be treated with avistan starting tomorrow. Comments? Suggestions?feedback? [...]

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Aug 29, 2015 · @barbaraek · New to group, husband with nasopharyngeal CA

Husband, age 55 recently diagnosed with Stage IVa nasopharyngeal cancer. Surgery not an option. Just completed 35 radiation tx with 2 concurrent Cisplatin chemo. Rough times with chemo - nausea round 1, and neutropenic fever round 2. Yesterday just started 1st of 3 adjuvant chemo rounds with Cisplatin and 5FU. [...]

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Aug 27, 2015 · @juliecaroline · Head and neck

Head and neck Debbie and frank and Anne. Thank you for your responses to my last post. Fortisips are like milkshakes in texture and flavours. They contain all the nutrients that is required. I had an ultrasound Scan on my neck yesterday. Apparently my petct scan results showed up difference in [...]

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Aug 11, 2015 · @mzsadie · Hello, well its been a year since my husbands journey basically started [...]

Hello, well its been a year since my husbands journey basically started his squamous cell carcinoma of the right oroparynx startwd as a sore throat a year ago in July. Its been a ruff year. Had his surgery on December 15 2014. Then startwd 33 treatments of radition done with [...]

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Sep 1, 2015 · @judithchurco · I have radiation sores starting again now 2015 six years after my [...]

I have radiation sores starting again now 2015 six years after my completing re-fractionated radiation which was 2009. My first being in 2002 of radiation once a day for six weeks. Both for cancer of the tongue. [...]

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Jul 21, 2015 · @ponderit · Hello Everyone, I am undergoing 39 radiation treatment (just finished number 29) [...]

Hello Everyone, I am undergoing 39 radiation treatment (just finished number 29) and have finished 7 rounds of Cisplatin and will be doing one or two more. It sounds like I am doing more than most here have said. I am lucky at this point as the only problems I [...]

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Jul 21, 2015 · @mitchroman · I have finished my chemo/radiation treatment 3 weeks ago. I have been [...]

I have finished my chemo/radiation treatment 3 weeks ago. I have been using a feeding tube thruout the latter part of my treatment and have not taken food by my mouth now for about 6 weeks. I am now trying to swallow liquids in very small amounts with out having [...]

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Jan 28, 2016 · @cocobud · Hello gang, Hope you are all progressing well. My question: I am [...]

Hello gang, Hope you are all progressing well. My question: I am 14 months out of treatment. I am single, I have no help, no one to help care for me. I had Head , neck and throat. chemo & Rad. At what point do you start feeling better? I [...]

Posted by @cocobud, Jun 23, 2015

Dale, Much thanks for your wise words and your encouragement. I understand
what your saying and will follow that, and keep very open minded.
I will be in touch my friend.
Thanks
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Jun 17, 2015 · @bwood · @caren Not certain how this works as this is my first post. [...]

@caren Not certain how this works as this is my first post. On 5-20-15 my husband, Steve, received a dx of head and neck cancer with mets to both lungs. He had his first session of chemo on 6-08 for palliative care. Seems that this will rob him of any [...]

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Jun 11, 2015 · @cancerconnect · Research News: Keytruda® Promising in Advanced Head and Neck Cancer

The immunotherapy Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) appears active in the treatment of advanced squamous cell head and neck cancer. These findings were presented at 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (May 29–June 2, Chicago, Illinois) and published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. Read more: http://news.cancerconnect.com/keytruda-promising-in-advanced-head-and-neck-cancer/ [...]

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Oct 18, 2015 · @shyamal · I am 68 yes old Indian male. I am a survivor of [...]

I am 68 yes old Indian male. I am a survivor of vocal chord cancer. I use EL for speech. I would like to make friendship with other survivors. [...]

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May 27, 2015 · @balausman · This is almost three since I had rediotherapy [...]

This is almost three since I had rediotherapy though no chemotherapy was applied all as a result of throat cancer.Presently I am better and no hoarse voice.  Sent from Samsung tablet [...]

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May 11, 2015 · @balausman · I have diagnosed with throat cancer and had radiotherapy without chemotherapy now [...]

I have diagnosed with throat cancer and had radiotherapy without chemotherapy now three years back so I need some one to advice me. [...]

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