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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 01:21 AM
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    09-04-2013 01:21 AM Go to last post
  1. Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

    My father was diagnosed with Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer. It has metastasized to a few of the lymph nodes and multiple sub-centimeter nodules have been...

    Started by Salimah923, 11-22-2014 06:33 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 164
    11-22-2014 09:26 PM Go to last post
  2. Help on tongue Sore post radiation

    Dear All, My husband got diagnosed with oral cancer on march 2014 and had 3 cycles of chemo and 32 sittings of radiation therapy.Post radiation,...

    Started by chinasales, 09-23-2014 03:43 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    11-06-2014 03:41 AM Go to last post
  3. First PET Scan Results and BIG Decision to Make

    Other half is 3 months post treatment from nasopharengeal carcinoma. It was stage 3 because it spread to both sides of his neck into the lymph nodes....

    Started by Rabbit11, 10-05-2014 11:49 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-03-2014 01:40 PM Go to last post
  4. Scared scared and more scared....lump under my jaw line/ chin

    Let me start off by saying, immediately after discovering this large lump under my jawline/chin? I contacted my doctor and made an appointment, itís...

    Started by GayleGardner, 04-06-2012 12:04 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-27-2014 03:13 AM Go to last post
  5. Decisions

    Well, this is my first post, so bare with me.... Things started a while back with swollen lymph nodes in the neck. Went through all the test,...

    Started by CEH, 10-14-2014 11:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 533
    10-24-2014 11:01 PM Go to last post
  6. Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    Hello, I am new to this forum. My elder brother was detected with Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the right side of tongue 2nd stage, and operated on 11th...

    Started by abhijit.merrypark, 10-12-2014 03:21 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 374
    10-23-2014 08:02 PM Go to last post
  7. Having hypothyroidism

    Hello, I currently have hypothyroidism and take Levothyroxine to alleviate that. But I worry, can having hypothyroidism cause things like hypoxia or...

    Started by weka, 10-06-2014 08:58 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    10-06-2014 08:44 PM Go to last post
  8. Painless neck mass

    So here's my story. Started smoking at 12. At 16 I was up to 2 packs a day and stayed there until the birth of my 3rd son 6 years ago. Quit...

    Started by alf_, 08-05-2014 03:30 AM
    • Replies: 16
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    10-01-2014 02:59 AM Go to last post
  9. Not able to Swallow or eat anything.On PEG


    Started by hariharan, 09-23-2014 03:17 PM
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    09-23-2014 03:17 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 01:43 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    09-10-2014 05:40 PM Go to last post
  11. 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 04:33 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,141
    09-09-2014 04:42 AM Go to last post
  12. 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 10:09 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,230
    08-27-2014 02:51 AM Go to last post
  13. My Struggle With Cancer

    Stage 4 Cancer Extreme Treatments PLEASE DO NOT READ THIS IF YOU ARE ALREADY WEAK & DEPRESSED This may sound like I am looking for someone to...

    Started by hjm_, 08-09-2014 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 595
    08-11-2014 03:49 PM Go to last post
  14. PET Scan Results Help

    Hello, My father has just received some results from a PET Scan and sent home the reports. Can someone help me understand these? History:...

    Started by ek378996, 08-01-2014 12:12 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 604
    08-09-2014 02:22 PM Go to last post
  15. Question Hi. Husband diagnosed with stage 4 throat cancer

    I have never written in a blog before, but I need to talk with others dealing with this. He is a truck driver and I have been unemployed this past...

    Started by califgirl510, 08-04-2014 01:34 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 584
    08-04-2014 04:48 PM Go to last post
  16. Throat Cancer and Massive Weight Gain

    Hello all. I was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma to the larynx in 2010. Underwent both chemo (Cycplatin - evil stuff) and radiation (5 days...

    Started by Sandy 23, 07-26-2014 04:28 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 519
    07-26-2014 04:28 PM Go to last post
  17. 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 04:36 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 452
    07-21-2014 04:07 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 06:13 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,042
    07-14-2014 04:44 AM Go to last post
  19. 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 05:56 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-20-2014 11:22 PM Go to last post
  20. 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 05:47 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 633
    06-15-2014 02:26 AM Go to last post
  21. Anyone had IMPT proton therapy?

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

    Started by vvsintx, 06-07-2014 12:22 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 327
    06-07-2014 12:22 AM Go to last post
  22. 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 01:16 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 516
    06-02-2014 03:58 PM Go to last post
  23. 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 11:17 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,016
    05-23-2014 09:47 PM Go to last post
  24. 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 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 668
    05-19-2014 09:19 PM Go to last post
  25. 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 09:07 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,051
    05-19-2014 02:36 PM Go to last post
  26. 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 06:56 PM
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,022
    05-16-2014 07:18 PM Go to last post
  27. 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, 02-25-2014 12:37 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 634
    05-15-2014 11:14 PM Go to last post
  28. 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 03:31 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,788
    04-12-2014 10:47 PM Go to last post
  29. 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 08:45 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,134
    04-11-2014 04:14 AM Go to last post
  30. 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 06:27 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,895
    03-27-2014 05:04 AM Go to last post
  31. 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 05:00 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 805
    03-27-2014 05:00 AM Go to last post
  32. 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, 03-27-2014 12:42 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 854
    03-27-2014 12:44 AM Go to last post
  33. 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 11:05 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,641
    03-23-2014 09:38 PM Go to last post
  34. 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 04:34 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 424
    03-16-2014 04:34 PM Go to last post
  35. 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 05:39 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 640
    03-13-2014 05:39 AM Go to last post
  36. 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 07:30 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 767
    03-05-2014 09:10 PM Go to last post
  37. 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 11:38 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 5,864
    03-01-2014 02:37 PM Go to last post
  38. 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 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,545
    02-26-2014 02:06 AM Go to last post
  39. 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 02:35 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 818
    02-03-2014 02:53 AM Go to last post
  40. 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, 12-18-2011 12:13 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,593
    02-02-2014 09:19 PM Go to last post
  41. 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 07:49 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 892
    02-02-2014 03:42 AM Go to last post
  42. 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 11:13 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,908
    02-02-2014 01:37 AM Go to last post
  43. 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 09:49 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 571
    01-31-2014 11:14 PM Go to last post
  44. 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 07:02 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 743
    01-06-2014 01:59 AM Go to last post
  45. 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 05:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,560
    12-18-2013 10:48 PM Go to last post
  46. 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 08:52 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,617
    11-30-2013 03:14 AM Go to last post
  47. 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 05:47 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 922
    11-14-2013 06:45 PM Go to last post
  48. 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 10:58 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 994
    11-09-2013 11:28 AM Go to last post
  49. 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 02:00 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,634
    10-31-2013 03:22 PM Go to last post
  50. 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 06:18 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,077
    10-24-2013 04:11 PM Go to last post


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