• Has your voice changed after having chemo and radiation?

    Asked by hoosierboy on Wednesday, September 11, 2019

    Has your voice changed after having chemo and radiation?

    I had a spot on my throat that had to have radiation on, I'm sure that it was what affected my voice. I can't talk in full sentences anymore without running out of air. And it's really raspy.

    2 Answers from the Community

    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      For sure. Mine turned into a gravely sounding voice and sometimes none at all. I lost it a few months ago for a week or so. Nothing but a whisper. For the last couple of years, it's been a coin toss each day as to whether I would have a voice that day or not.

      6 months ago
    • po18guy's Avatar

      It's the steroids. 4+ years on them and every morning, I sound like Lee Marvin. At least I'm a guy. DW wishes that my voice was the only thing that changed.

      6 months ago

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