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  • Blog Post: Head & neck cancer webchat 2014 - transcript

    Last week's webchat was all about head and neck cancers . O ur experts were Allan, a cancer information nurse from the Macmillan Support Line, and Evelyn, a qualified dentist and a junior doctor who is training in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Head and neck cancers can include cancers in the...
  • Blog Post: Head & neck cancer webchat – Wednesday 12 March

    Join us live in the chatroom next Wednesday evening for a live webchat all about head & neck cancers . It's your chance to ask your questions to our experts Allan and Evelyn. Allan is a cancer information nurse from the Macmillan Support Line, and Evelyn is a qualified dentist and a junior...
  • Blog Post: tonsil cancer....has it come back??

    long story played out over only 20 months.....in a nutshell....new partner diagnosed with tonsil cancer in july 2010....just a few weeks after us meeting. intensive chemo and radio....ended in jan 2011...all clear in april 2011....then from july ...massive depression kicked in!! and i mean huge!!! he...
  • Blog Post: 17 months......and still counting

    Hi....its been 17 months now since i lost my partner Jools (Julian). I dont know why but over the past month or so, every thing is so raw again and i feel as though i am starting the grieving process all over again. I thought i was doing so well.....getting on with my life. putting the past behind me...
  • Blog Post: Back on Track

    Just realised I have not blogged since I started my treatment for head and neck cancer, back in June. Never would have thought the time would pass so quickly; and although there were many times I struggled, I really feel that I have turned a corner and I am getting my life back. Within the last...
  • Blog Post: Bronwen's story

    3rd September 2009: Just discovered this site. I found I had had cancer eight weeks ago, when I had a lump in my neck removed (it was a secondary from a squamous cell carcinoma) and a left neck dissection to remove the surrounding lymph nodes. I had been feeling particularly well and fit this summer...
  • Blog Post: PDT in your soup ...

    Dear Readers - I am putting on a link which is for a registered charity that is raising money for photodynamic therapy as a treatment for cancer. As well as giving information about trials, it also gives some information about hospitals and consultants who are already involved in the treatment. It is...
  • Blog Post: 6 Months Post Treatment

    Hi Everybody I have been pleased to read other members have made the step back to work like myself and that others are coming through their treatment a VERY BIG WELL DONE TO ALL. Sorry I have not kept you updated since I returned to work but the past eight weeks have flown by although not that easy...
  • Blog Post: RT and chemo - Head and Neck

    Day 1 - Tuesday 22nd September At last. Although I've been full of trepidation, it feels good to have started this part of the treatment. Because of needing further investigations to find the primary, it is 10 weeks since I had surgery. Naturally everyone at Velindre Cancer Centre is extremely...
  • Blog Post: Soft Diet

    This is no ordinary soft diet..........This an M&S soft diet!!! lol! I have been left with eating problems (swallowing,chewing etc) I managed to stabilise my weight enough to finally have my peg tube removed and at first it was wonderful, soups, custard scrambled eggs etc! However after...