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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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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Support for People with Oral and Head & Neck Cancer spohnc.org

    Support for People with Oral and Head & Neck Cancer spohnc.org Support and information addressing the emotional and psychological needs of oral...

    Started by heartofsoul1, 02-09-2013 06:43 PM
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  1. 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: 11
    • Views: 637
    Yesterday 08:14 PM Go to last post
  2. 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: 517
    04-12-2014 09:47 PM Go to last post
  3. 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: 253
    04-11-2014 03:14 AM Go to last post
  4. 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: 10
    • Views: 1,360
    04-03-2014 03:40 AM Go to last post
  5. 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: 0
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    04-02-2014 05:13 PM Go to last post
  6. 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
  7. 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
    • Views: 131
    03-27-2014 04:00 AM Go to last post
  8. 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: 153
    03-26-2014 11:44 PM Go to last post
  9. 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: 1,612
    03-23-2014 08:38 PM Go to last post
  10. 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
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    03-16-2014 03:34 PM Go to last post
  11. 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
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    03-13-2014 04:39 AM Go to last post
  12. 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: 341
    03-05-2014 08:10 PM Go to last post
  13. 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: 4,435
    03-01-2014 01:37 PM Go to last post
  14. 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: 798
    02-26-2014 01:06 AM Go to last post
  15. 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: 0
    • Views: 145
    02-24-2014 11:37 PM Go to last post
  16. 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: 4
    • Views: 1,552
    02-24-2014 01:00 AM Go to last post
  17. 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: 339
    02-03-2014 01:53 AM Go to last post
  18. 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
    • Views: 3,838
    02-02-2014 08:19 PM Go to last post
  19. 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: 5
    • Views: 362
    02-02-2014 02:42 AM Go to last post
  20. 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
    • Views: 1,807
    02-02-2014 12:37 AM Go to last post
  21. 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: 1
    • Views: 567
    01-31-2014 10:27 PM Go to last post
  22. 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: 263
    01-31-2014 10:14 PM Go to last post
  23. 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: 0
    • Views: 286
    01-29-2014 08:07 PM Go to last post
  24. 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: 396
    01-06-2014 12:59 AM Go to last post
  25. 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: 871
    12-18-2013 09:48 PM Go to last post
  26. 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
    • Views: 1,477
    12-04-2013 03:02 AM Go to last post
  27. 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: 940
    11-30-2013 02:14 AM Go to last post
  28. 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
    • Views: 535
    11-14-2013 05:45 PM Go to last post
  29. 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
    • Views: 551
    11-09-2013 10:28 AM Go to last post
  30. 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
    • Views: 2,208
    10-31-2013 02:22 PM Go to last post
  31. 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: 625
    10-24-2013 03:11 PM Go to last post
  32. 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
    • Views: 611
    10-24-2013 03:02 PM Go to last post
  33. 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: 3,485
    10-17-2013 04:02 PM Go to last post
  34. 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
  35. 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: 856
    08-23-2013 10:56 PM Go to last post
  36. 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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  37. 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: 1,167
    07-30-2013 08:57 PM Go to last post
  38. 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: 629
    07-28-2013 06:46 PM Go to last post
  39. 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: 636
    07-27-2013 11:11 AM Go to last post
  40. 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: 521
    07-27-2013 12:20 AM Go to last post
  41. 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: 428
    07-26-2013 01:46 PM Go to last post
  42. 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
    • Views: 528
    07-24-2013 09:20 PM Go to last post
  43. 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: 2,870
    07-24-2013 03:30 PM Go to last post
  44. Squamous Cell Carcinoma- Started in tonsil spread to lymph node- Recovery process?

    My Dad was diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma in April, with the cancer starting on the tonsil and then moving to a lymph node in the neck. His...

    Started by billb1981, 06-30-2012 04:07 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 12,510
    07-21-2013 12:50 PM Go to last post
  45. newly diagnosed, T1/N1 stage III HPV+ BOT carcinoma

    Hi, I've been recently diagnosed with BOT HPV+ carcinoma with one lymph node affected. The tongue tumor is off to the right side and the lymph...

    Started by graphixart, 05-31-2013 04:52 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,157
    07-10-2013 04:19 PM Go to last post
  46. Unhappy Loved one diagnosed w/ Stage 4 (C) throat cancer..

    Hello All, I am new to this forum so sorry if this is not the right place to put this thread. My uncle who is a heavy drinker and heavy (2 pack a...

    Started by dadezbombz, 12-12-2011 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 6,013
    07-06-2013 08:42 PM Go to last post
  47. Esophageal Cancer

    Anyone out there experiencing this/or experienced this type of cancer??

    Started by snm12800, 07-05-2013 11:53 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 585
    07-05-2013 11:53 AM Go to last post
  48. New to website, and cancer as well i suppose

    Just diagnosed this week (great birthday present, hm?) with papillary thyroid cancer. I found out yesterday that not only is there a large mass on my...

    Started by bohemianmama1114, 06-29-2013 03:25 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 996
    07-03-2013 12:29 AM Go to last post
  49. Diet and Cancer

    Hi there Im 48 yrs old and have recently been diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic SCC in the tonsils and 2 lymphonodes. The SCC is HPV originated...

    Started by ihatecancer01, 06-24-2013 09:58 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,113
    07-02-2013 01:47 AM Go to last post
  50. Adenoid lump/growth?

    Yesterday I saw an ENT consultant as I have been having blood in the morning in my saliva. He popped in a thin scope and had a look at my throat and...

    Started by rosyposy39, 06-26-2013 11:08 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,031
    06-26-2013 11:45 AM Go to last post


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