Mary54's Journey with Adenocarcinoma, Salivary Gland Cancer

Patient: Head & Neck/Throat Cancer > Salivary Gland Cancer > Adenocarcinoma

Patient Info: Living with cancer as a chronic illness (undergoing adjuvant therapy), Diagnosed: over 9 years ago, Female, Age: 62, Stage IVB

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    • Mary54
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Salivar...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Initial tumor removal & right parotid gland. Minimal facial nerve damage.

    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Mary54
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Salivar...
    over 4 years ago
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    CAT scan indicates may be additional cancer involving my carotid artery.

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    • Mary54
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Salivar...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Radical neck dissection on the right side. Major physical and psychological impacts. All muscle and tissue removed were tested as cancer free.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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