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Head and neck cancer

A place for people affected by head and neck cancers, including oral, throat , larynx (voice box), salivary glands, middle ear, and sinus and nasopharyngeal cancer. Support one another, ask questions, and share experiences.

...we all have to be brave...

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hi . my name is john.. ive had 30 fractions of radiotherapy for larynx cancer and I am back at new cros hospital Wednesday for a scan and I don't think my cancer has gone..we all have to be brave.. 

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I'll be thinking of you on Wednesday John - hope the news is good for you x

old biker
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Fingers crossed for you John.

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Waiting for results can be really unnerving, I hope all goes well on Wednesday John. 

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Hello John; what is it that makes you think that the treatment hasn't worked? 

Oh, and you don't have to be brave at all; it's perfectly OK and normal to be a frightened mass of open nerve endings at times, we're only human.

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Metastatic SCC of right medial piriform fossa plus four malignant lymph nodes diagnosed 8th October 2013. Modified radical neck dissection November, thirty-five radiotherapy fractions with 2xCisplatin chemo Jan/Feb 2014.


old biker
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Hi, John, all the best for today.

Regards Ray.