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Forum: Head and Neck Cancer/ Thyroid Cancer Forum

Discussion of cancers of the mouth, tongue, tonsils, throat/larynx, thyroid, sinuses, upper esophagus, and related sites of the upper airway. This also includes salivary gland cancers, adenoid cystic cancers, and other rare tumors occurring in the head and neck area.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Worried about possible cancer?

    Please post on the worried about possible cancer forum. http://www.cancerforums.net/forums/5...ossible-Cancer...

    Started by Didee, 09-04-2013 12:21 AM
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  1. My Dad has metastatic SCC, now has subcutaneous tumors all over?

    My Dad was diagnosed with SCC of the (R) tonsil and lymph nodes, June of 2011. He opted to do chemo and radiation. He has been doing chemo ever...

    Started by irishmexi84, 07-21-2014 03:36 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-21-2014 03:07 PM Go to last post
  2. Inability to swallow post H&N chemoradiation for squamous cell

    Hi All: My 78 year old father underwent chemoradiation for stage 4 Head and Neck cancer. Cancer was diagnosed in July '13 and treatment completed...

    Started by HEC, 04-02-2014 05:13 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-14-2014 03:44 AM Go to last post
  3. My Base of Tongue Cancer stage 4

    Head and neck Cancer stage 4 > My personal case " Base of tongue Cancer including 2 tumors with Lymph node involvement". My Cancer story will be...

    Started by kevinaka2aa, 12-11-2013 09:09 PM
    • Replies: 16
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    07-07-2014 08:49 PM Go to last post
  4. Recently Diagnosed

    Hi, I am 32 had a tumor removed from my parotid gland 10 days ago. Fine needle biopsy results had previously indicated that the tumor was benign....

    Started by seekingadvice, 12-22-2013 03:33 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-26-2014 12:19 AM Go to last post
  5. Late Side Effects of Head/Neck cancer treatment--anyone else?

    I can't believe I'm back on this forum...but it's been most helpful in the past. My husband just passed the one year mark (well, 14 month) post...

    Started by PamelaMR, 06-03-2014 04:56 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-20-2014 10:22 PM Go to last post
  6. frightened

    does anyone have esophageal cancer as i have just been diagnosed with it and have no idea if i am going to survive. i have young children and no...

    Started by madmik, 06-14-2014 04:47 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-15-2014 01:26 AM Go to last post
  7. Anyone had IMPT proton therapy?

    Looking for info on proton therapy for HPV+ BOT and lymph node cancer? Anyone???

    Started by vvsintx, 06-06-2014 11:22 PM
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  8. Paranasal tumor, HELP

    I think this is the right place to post. So, four days ago, my 22 year cousin suddenly lost 60% of his vision. It just went blur. He did an MRI which...

    Started by SilverSpring, 05-31-2014 12:16 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-02-2014 02:58 PM Go to last post
  9. Question Husband Recently Diagnosed With SQUAMOUS Cell Carcinoma of the head and neck

    Just last week my husband was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck. The cancer has not spread beyond the head and neck area so...

    Started by missyr70, 06-12-2013 10:17 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    05-23-2014 08:47 PM Go to last post
  10. Advice via video for throat cancer patients about to undergo radiation/chemo

    In Jan '14 I was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma on my tonsil that had metastasized to a lymph node on my throat, stage 4. About 2 weeks ago...

    Started by JasontheBeaver, 05-15-2014 09:33 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 450
    05-19-2014 08:19 PM Go to last post
  11. Chef with tonsil cancer help no taste buds

    Hi, . I was diagnosed with cancer of the tonsils stage 3 in May of 2013. I had my last radiation treatment at the end of August. My last surgery...

    Started by Jkaye0116, 01-29-2014 08:07 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-19-2014 01:36 PM Go to last post
  12. Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma (NCP)

    Hello, I have been researching and reading this forum for a little while now but decided today I would sign up for an account and actually post. ...

    Started by Rabbit11, 03-18-2014 05:56 PM
    • Replies: 16
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    05-16-2014 06:18 PM Go to last post
  13. told i now have lhermittes sign from radiation

    Hi everyone, just wondering if any one here has experienced what I am now. Finished rad treatments about 2 months ago and doctors tell me throat...

    Started by jarw123, 02-24-2014 11:37 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 408
    05-15-2014 10:14 PM Go to last post
  14. How long post radiation to eat ??? Tongue/nasopharynx /base of skull

    First post here. My 61 y/o husband diagnosed with base of tongue cancer in early nov ( has swollen lymph glands) that upon a lengthy work up at Sloan...

    Started by Goingtobebroke, 04-26-2014 12:43 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    05-07-2014 04:29 PM Go to last post
  15. PEG tube and Tracheostomy Tube ---Can't swallow but very thirsty, mouth dry

    Hi, I'm new to this forum and this is my first post. Three weeks ago, my father completed radiation treatment for laryngeal squamous cell cancer. ...

    Started by SolidResolution, 03-09-2014 01:31 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,041
    04-12-2014 09:47 PM Go to last post
  16. papillary thyroid carcinoma diagnosed-now making radioactive I-131 treatment

    I am diagnosed with papillary thyroid carcinoma one month ago and i am now making radioactive I-131 treatment, i am a doctor myself everything is...

    Started by jf1978, 04-05-2014 07:45 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 715
    04-11-2014 03:14 AM Go to last post
  17. One year with Medullary Thyroide cancer

    Hi, My name is Stefan, 32 years from sweden. I was diagonsed Medullary Thyroide cancer last year. I think it was in febrary. One of the problem...

    Started by Stefan_SWE, 03-06-2012 05:27 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-27-2014 04:04 AM Go to last post
  18. Medullary thyroid cancer symptoms

    I found out I had MTC just about 3 years ago. I cannot pass it on and did not inherit it which is good for my children. I wonder as so few actually...

    Started by medguy, 03-27-2014 04:00 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-27-2014 04:00 AM Go to last post
  19. Thyroid Cancer

    My sister was diagnosed with possibly the rarest and most aggressive form of thyroid cancer (Poorly Differentiated Insular Thyroid Cancer) back in...

    Started by Tyler88, 03-26-2014 11:42 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 506
    03-26-2014 11:44 PM Go to last post
  20. thyroid cancer questions

    Hey I have never posted to this sight before and I have lots of questions. First I would like to tell you my story. At the beginning of May I noticed...

    Started by kstewart19, 07-14-2013 10:05 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,135
    03-23-2014 08:38 PM Go to last post
  21. Hyperparathyroidism..Any experiences to share?

    Am writing FOR MY WIFE age 67 who was diagnosed with Hyperparathyroidism, showing high PTH hormone and calcium levels. She was also successfully...

    Started by mikem350, 03-16-2014 03:34 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 282
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  22. Hodgkin's Lymphoma and now Thyroid Cancer???

    Hi, I'm a 27 year old woman that was recently diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer. Here is my history. In April of 2013 I was diagnosed with...

    Started by SamanthaMH, 03-13-2014 04:39 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 396
    03-13-2014 04:39 AM Go to last post
  23. Question In search of advanced doctor

    Helo everybody! I'm in the position of making a hard decision. My story in short: I have a SCC on my cheek. It was developed under skin in...

    Started by alexf, 02-21-2014 06:30 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 549
    03-05-2014 08:10 PM Go to last post
  24. Feeding tube or Not?

    My mom is 56 and was diagnosed with throat cancer. She had a lump on her neck in her lymphnodes that was growing and it was said to be stage 3 . ...

    Started by tiffsedge, 11-26-2011 10:38 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 5,117
    03-01-2014 01:37 PM Go to last post
  25. My voice back?

    Hi everyone, well this is my first post. I have read many here and find this site very helpful. So would like to start by thanking everyone for...

    Started by jarw123, 12-30-2013 03:15 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,096
    02-26-2014 01:06 AM Go to last post
  26. coming out my nose

    Since my champ and radiation trestment 6 months ago I have been at least once a day blowing these Hughes chunks out my nose. It kinda looks like a...

    Started by btinsman, 02-03-2014 01:35 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 571
    02-03-2014 01:53 AM Go to last post
  27. Radiation mask tip

    I am now half way through the 30 rounds of rads I am to recieve and I thought I may be able to help some other people. When i first went to be fitted...

    Started by goose1954, 12-17-2011 11:13 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    02-02-2014 08:19 PM Go to last post
  28. Exclamation Don't understand

    My husband had a biopsy done on the back of the tongue. Afterwards the doctor said is was 90% sure it was cancer. Biopsy results came back...

    Started by HisRedHead, 02-01-2014 06:49 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 647
    02-02-2014 02:42 AM Go to last post
  29. Recovering from squamous cell cancer/ head and neck /2 years Cancer-free

    Hi All... It's been 2 years now and I,m cancer-free...I just had a 2nd PETscan showing NO-Cancer anywhere...Thank you Jesus...I had a cyst removed...

    Started by Charles55, 08-19-2013 10:13 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    02-02-2014 12:37 AM Go to last post
  30. Seeking second opinion - please help!

    My friend has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer some years ago and has undergone various surgeries and radiation treatments from her...

    Started by ank9091, 01-30-2014 08:49 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 414
    01-31-2014 10:14 PM Go to last post
  31. Hello from Down Under (Thyroid)

    Hi Everyone My name is Sarah, 30 year old female from Australia who was recently diagnosed with Thyroid cancer. Back story - found a lump on my...

    Started by Sez83, 01-03-2014 06:02 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 581
    01-06-2014 12:59 AM Go to last post
  32. Question thyroid cancer

    Hello forum members I am new here, I will tell my cancer story on 15th August I went to see G.P. with a small soft lump in centre front of my neck -...

    Started by fernie, 12-04-2013 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,218
    12-18-2013 09:48 PM Go to last post
  33. throat cancer & side effects

    I hope someone can assist me. I was diagnosed with cancer on both of my vocal cords (stage 1/2). I've already had 33 treatments of radiation and a...

    Started by llollie-pop, 08-01-2013 12:27 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    12-04-2013 03:02 AM Go to last post
  34. Metastasized thyroid cancer?

    I had thyroid cancer a few years back, but never did a follow-up radioactive iodine treatment the following year. I have just recently visited an...

    Started by hcappy88, 11-17-2013 07:52 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,275
    11-30-2013 02:14 AM Go to last post
  35. Advice or opinions, Moms cancer diagnosis!

    Hi All.... I joined here because my mother is now going through I'm guessing what you would call throat cancer and so far doctors have been very...

    Started by Spoiledtcangel, 11-13-2013 04:47 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-14-2013 05:45 PM Go to last post
  36. High Grade dysplasia focally mounting upto carcinoma in situ

    Hello, Any comment that can help will be a big favor please. My father, 61, had voice hoarseness some 3 months ago which led to complete loss of...

    Started by bashooo, 11-09-2013 09:58 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    11-09-2013 10:28 AM Go to last post
  37. hard, swollen lymph nodes in neck

    I am probably being paranoid, but this has been keeping me up at night the last couple days. I ran across this site while googling for information...

    Started by celestem, 08-26-2013 01:00 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    10-31-2013 02:22 PM Go to last post
  38. Nasal Cancer

    I was just diagnosed with abnormal cells in my sinus cavity due to constant sinus infections and tooth pain. I was referred to an Oncology ENT at...

    Started by Dieselcane, 10-18-2013 05:18 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 838
    10-24-2013 03:11 PM Go to last post
  39. Unhappy Help w/neck pain & stiffness

    I am a 71 yr old male who has had two bouts with tongue cancer (1998 & 2010). The first encounter I received twice-a-day radiation for 33 days, (Base...

    Started by macneillp, 10-22-2013 08:29 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-24-2013 03:02 PM Go to last post
  40. squamous cell carcinomas of unknown origin

    My sister was diagonised with squamous cell carcinoma of unknown origin stage 4A it was found in her lymph node on her right side of her neck. She...

    Started by cj1048, 10-18-2010 08:45 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,940
    10-17-2013 04:02 PM Go to last post
  41. Angry Am I wrong for being angry?

    Hey guys :up: I'll give you a little background before I get to the point. My mum has Cancer for the 3rd time, she currently has stage 3 Cancer in...

    Started by GemmaQui, 08-27-2013 05:52 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-29-2013 01:04 PM Go to last post
  42. Introduction

    I was diagnosed with a Cyst in my sub-mandibular salivary gland today. I am awaiting the referral for my FNA, and CT scan. Looking up this...

    Started by PhilWind, 07-12-2013 05:54 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,048
    08-23-2013 10:56 PM Go to last post
  43. Schwannoma

    My girlfriend has a schwannoma on the left side of her neck mostly at the base of it, which was resected 3 years ago. It was 4.1 cm and they removed...

    Started by maresimpson, 08-15-2013 04:46 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    08-15-2013 04:46 AM Go to last post
  44. Dad with advanced throat cancer... Is there hope?

    My dad is a 65 year old heavy daily drinker and smoker, and a widower of two years. He has had a swollen lymph node for over a year, and then earlier...

    Started by stevenhorr, 07-24-2013 03:50 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,436
    07-30-2013 08:57 PM Go to last post
  45. Laryngs Cancer recurrence

    Hi, My Father medical History : 1) Past 10 years he is suffering from diabaties but it is in control 2) He used to do a smoking but...

    Started by userhyd, 07-28-2013 06:00 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 848
    07-28-2013 06:46 PM Go to last post
  46. Don't know how to feel

    Hi there, So my father has just been diagnosed with a tumour in the lower part of his oesophogus, he has underlying health ussues so they are not...

    Started by wavo, 07-22-2013 02:30 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 807
    07-27-2013 11:11 AM Go to last post
  47. Began BOT treatment, Cisplatin woes

    Hi All, Started a new thread now that I'm actually in treatment for Stage IV A HPV+ BOT carcinoma with one affected lymph node on the right neck....

    Started by graphixart, 07-27-2013 12:20 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 698
    07-27-2013 12:20 AM Go to last post
  48. 87 year old dad with oesophgeal cancer

    Hi i was just wondering if anyone has any experience of the content i am about to write.My father is 87 next month god willing and was diagnosed in...

    Started by jakegybe, 07-26-2013 01:46 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 555
    07-26-2013 01:46 PM Go to last post
  49. Exclamation Please share you experiences and suggest!!!

    Hello, my grandfather is 60. He had a heart surgery a few years ago because of a heart attack, now he was diagnosed with a stage 3 throat cancer a...

    Started by ChrisTarv, 07-24-2013 09:20 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    07-24-2013 09:20 PM Go to last post
  50. grandfather with terminal throat cancer

    my 80 year old grandpa was diagnosed with terminal throat cancer of the glottis about 2 months ago. as time has progressed, he has visibly declined...

    Started by mynameistrip, 04-30-2013 03:50 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,120
    07-24-2013 03:30 PM Go to last post


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