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#146083 - 02/18/12 06:58 AM Thyroid cancer, a good story, I think
Stily1 Offline
"OCF Canuck, across the pond"
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Registered: 06/25/10
Posts: 152
Loc: London England
It's not quite oral cancer, but I think it's a good description (I related to a lot of it) and it has an encouraging outcome.

http://uk.lifestyle.yahoo.com/at-26-i-thought-i-was-invincible--then-cancer-changed-everything.html
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47 yr old male non-smoker, social drinker, fit. Jan'10, Stg3 rt tonsil+rt neck SCC, HPV+, rad+chmo Vancouver Cda. 2yr clear Apr'12 London UK. Apr'13 mets recur to lymph btw left lung & aorta, 3x Cisplatin+5FUchemo+20 rad, was all clear but 6-mo PET-CT shows mets to pleura around left lung, participating in St 1 trial of GDC-0980. GDC lost effect and ended July'14, bad atrial fibrillation requiring hospitalisation, start more standard chemo 10 Sep 2014.

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#146092 - 02/18/12 01:48 PM Re: Thyroid cancer, a good story, I think [Re: Stily1]
Cheryld Offline
"OCF Canuck"
Patient Advocate (old timer, 2000 posts)

Registered: 12/22/10
Posts: 4895
Loc: Toronto canada
This is all very true of how I felt when going through my cancer, my husband's cousin around the same age had the same cancer as this girl. It's scary. Thankfully she is fine today.. wink
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Cheryl : Irritation - 2004 BX: 6/2008 : Inflam. BX: 12/10, DX: 12/10 : SCC - LS tongue well dif. T2N1M0. 2/11 hemigloss + recon. : PND - 40 nodes - 39 clear. 3/11 - 5/11 IMRT 33 + cis x2, PEG 3/28/11 - 5/19/11 3 head, 2 chest scans - clear(fingers crossed) HPV-, No smoke, drink, or drugs, Vegan

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#146096 - 02/18/12 05:12 PM Re: Thyroid cancer, a good story, I think [Re: Cheryld]
MikeM Offline
Contributing Member (25+ posts)

Registered: 01/21/12
Posts: 39
Loc: California
Great article, captures a lot of the issues many of us experience. Thanks for sharing.
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Nov2011Tonsil Cancer Stage3 T1N1 HPV+, Non-smoker, slight drinker
Dec2011 Radical Tonsilectomy (TORS),
Jan2012 Neck Disection areas 2,3,4
Feb2012 Opinions from 5 RO's decision for No Rads/No Chemo
Jan2013 all clear at 1 year , continue regular check-ups
Jan2014 all clear at 2 years, only patient smiling at ENT office

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