• What can I expect now?

    Asked by sundance on Sunday, March 17, 2013

    What can I expect now?

    A mass 1.7 cen. was found on one side of my voice box, going in for a biopsy March 20th. What's next?

    2 Answers from the Community

    • carm's Avatar

      I am confident that someone with a similar experience will respond to your post. I am an oncology nurse and until then, I have attached a link that might help answer some of your questions. I hope this link will help you get some of the answers you seek. Best of luck, Carm RN.


      over 3 years ago
    • happy80's Avatar

      I had (or have same condition). Went for surgery to remove, ending up having 2 surgerys, removing
      part of my voice box and one vocal cord and a large tumor, was set up for a 3rd surgery, after the Doc. reviewed what else he would have to remove he canceled the surgey, he didn't think it would be the best for me at my age (80) and recomended Radition treatment(which I was trying to avoid).
      I am now setting things up to start Chemo and Rad. Hope this may give you some insight on what may be next. Good luck with what ever route you may take.

      over 3 years ago

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