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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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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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Jul 23, 2015 · @ponderit · Hello Everyone. I have been diagnosed with stage 4A Tonsillar Cancer (squamous [...]

Hello Everyone. I have been diagnosed with stage 4A Tonsillar Cancer (squamous cell carcinoma with basaloid features). I have a swollen lymph node with it. I asked both my radio oncologist and my ENT what basaloid features were and the both answered the same way. They dont know! I have [...]

Posted by @cocobud, May 13, 2015

Is the Chemo really a necessity ??? I only ask Because I went through Head Neck & throat cancer…..If I had to do over I never do Chemo again. I had radiation…..The Chemo is Pure Poison……Please I’m not a doctor and you need to do what’s best for your situation……….Prayers […]

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Apr 21, 2015 · @craigandme · GOOD MORNING FOLKS -- I JUST WANTED TO PUT THIS OUT THERE [...]

GOOD MORNING FOLKS -- I JUST WANTED TO PUT THIS OUT THERE -- I HAVE AN EXTRA CASE OF ENTERAL FEED GRAVITY BAGS IF ANYONE CAN USE THEM >> GIVE ME A CALL 716-825-3611. REGARDS 'MIL [...]

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Apr 16, 2015 · @juliecaroline · Throat operation recovery

Throat operation recovery Megm. Thanks for asking how I'm doing. Had very painful neck for the last 3 weeks and have been taking lots of different prescribed painkillers. Haven't been able to get much sleep for that duration. Have been sick after food with increasing regularity due to coughing bouts , [...]

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Apr 16, 2015 · @luisa · Tomorrow, April 14, 2015, 12 p.m., EDT Live Twitter Chat: Head and [...]

Tomorrow, April 14, 2015, 12 p.m., EDT Live Twitter Chat: Head and Neck Cancers Presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the American Thyroid Association Nicole Chau, MD, medical oncologist at the Head and Neck Cancer Treatment Center of Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center will be answering questions on Twitter [...]

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Apr 14, 2015 · @sheiladab · Hi, I am a spouse of a husband with late stage residual [...]

Hi, I am a spouse of a husband with late stage residual throat cancer. I am looking for help in options. [...]

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May 18, 2015 · @mzsadie · Hi just wanted to let every one that my husband that is [...]

Hi just wanted to let every one that my husband that is dealing with throat cancer takes his last radiation treatment today. Happy but worried he has alot of nausea. He has meds for it but don't seem to help. Zofran, drug of choice but didn't help him so they [...]

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Apr 30, 2015 · @susanoneal · I begin radiation therapy on Tuesday.  Tonsil cancer, [...]

I begin radiation therapy on Tuesday.  Tonsil cancer, stage two, no nodes, no mets.  I am anxious, pissed and grateful for the stage.  I just wish this wasn't happening. I just had a new grandson and another here in May.  Cancer is evil and more needs to be done to [...]

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Apr 8, 2015 · @colleend · My mom is half way through radiation tx for oral cancer and [...]

My mom is half way through radiation tx for oral cancer and is extremely tired is this normal? She is 82 years old. [...]

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Apr 14, 2015 · @juliecaroline · Throat operation recovery

Throat operation recovery Possum. Thank you for your tips. Definitely going to try mucinex. [...]

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Mar 30, 2015 · @juliecaroline · Throat operation recovery

Throat operation recovery Chrisgate . I too had robotic surgery for throat cancer 3 weeks ago. I still struggle to eat and drink and need lots of water with my food to swallow. I also cough and bring up lots of mucus. However these symptoms are improving daily. [...]

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Mar 14, 2015 · @juliecaroline · Head and neck

Head and neck I had my second op last tuesday. They took away small slivers to check for cancer cells. I was only in hospital a day this time as opposed to 12 days for the main op. Fortunately I didn't have a feeding tube as I had a bad experience [...]

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