Neck cancer

December 2, 2018 - 06:32

Hi had neck cancer consisting of tumour on voice box in November 2017 was brought to Galway and a trachy was put in place because tumour was blocking air way....the MRI an the CT were done an also cancer on tongue...I was in no pain an felt healthy
Was in hospital November right threw till February....had 36 Radium and 1 large chemotherapy session
Home in February felt fine didn't need any medication for pain doing daily chores etc out driving around
Then the follow up scans started in April which showed that treatments did not work
More scans an biopsy done in Galway till August 2018 showing cancer still on voice box
Referee to start James in Dublin where in September there was a clinic an in October there followed more scans and it just shows the voice box and some glands having cancer......so happy enough to do a lyranectomy but before the surgery he decides to do a final biopsy .......which revealed the cancer in tongue an osepagus the lyrnx an pharynx plus the voice box and the glands ......so surgery out of question at this stage as I would end up worse than I Ammar the moment......which is by the way still no pain an just have the trachy.....still able to function as normal
Just waiting around now for idea of next step........please anyone reading this don't put off a sore throat as flu or cold get it seen by a ENT doctor straight away if it last more than 2 days

December 6, 2018 - 12:12

Hi Angie,

Thank you so much for sharing your post. If we can be of any support, please do not hesitate to call the Nurseline on  1800 200 700.

Cancer Nurse

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