rob58's Journey with Head & Neck/Throat Cancer

Survivor: Head & Neck/Throat Cancer

Patient Info: Finished active treatment less than 5 years ago, Diagnosed: almost 7 years ago, Male, Age: 63

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    • rob58
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    after tonllecty, biopsy showed scc cancer

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    • rob58
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    7 weeks of chemo with concurrent radiation.treat ment was not to bad.did have little nausea and fatigue

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    mask was scary at first but was able to overcome this.treatment only about 15 minutes a session

    Painless Experience: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Fatigue (tiredness)

    Side Effects

    some nasuea and fatigue lasted about 3 months.not to bad

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    • rob58
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Finished treatment

    Celebration

    celebrated with family and friends cancer gone

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