HeatherC's Journey:

Spouse/Partner: Head & Neck/Throat Cancer

Patient Info: Newly diagnosed (has not begun treatment), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Male, Age: 40

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    • HeatherC
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Diagnosed

    Oh No

    Husband's Diagnosis: Stage II/III oral cancer of the tongue, with microscopic spread into lymph nodes. Treatment plan: partial glossectomy and neck dissection, followed by potential radiation if more than microscopic spread in lymph nodes.

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    • HeatherC
    • Experience with Head & Neck/Throat Ca...
    over 4 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Partial glossectomy and neck dissection on left side.

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