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#147694 - 04/02/12 02:34 PM CLEVELAND CLINIC: HEALTH CHATS-HEAD/NECK CANCER
SUEZ Offline
"Above & Beyond" Member (500+ posts)

Registered: 07/21/10
Posts: 531
Loc: AURORA, OH
http://www.clevelandclinic.org/health/chatreg/ChatPage.aspx?ChatId=1359.
Hope if anybody is interested and has the time to do this, I unfortunately have a Dr apt myself @ 1020AM for my yearly physical fun fun and have to get back to work.
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CG to Ron
Out of Pain 4/3/13
4/12-lung and under chin growth no treatment
1/13/12 lung biopsy
6/11 recur 6/30 resection #2 Clear margins
Clear 12/10
Surg 5/13/10 neck dis/nodes part gloss/flap R thigh all teeth out
RAD 30 8/10
DX 4/2/10 "Oral Cavity" T3NOMO
12/28/07 Non Hodg Lymph remission 7/08

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#147702 - 04/02/12 05:53 PM Re: CLEVELAND CLINIC: HEALTH CHATS-HEAD/NECK CANCER [Re: SUEZ]
zengalib Offline
Platinum Member (300+ posts)

Registered: 11/30/09
Posts: 487
Loc: NW Ohio
Thank you for posting this, Suez. My cancer center is now a branch of the Cleveland Clinic, so I will definitely check this out!
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Female, nonsmoker, 69, diag. 5/09 after tongue biopsy: stage IV. Left hemi-gloss. and left selec. neck disec. 30 lymph nodes removed May 20. Over 7 weeks daily rads. with three chemo. PEG removed 12/4/09 Am eating mostly soft foods. Back to work 11/09 Retired 4/1/11. 7 clear scans! Port out 9/11. 2/13. It's back: base of tongue, looking at a very invasive
surgery which will involve lifestyle changes. Surgery on April 9. Still have a long journey ahead.

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#147704 - 04/02/12 10:37 PM Re: CLEVELAND CLINIC: HEALTH CHATS-HEAD/NECK CANCER [Re: zengalib]
ChristineB Offline
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Patient Advocate (old timer, 2000 posts)

Registered: 06/23/07
Posts: 8463
Loc: PA
If I am home I will check it out. Thanks!
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Christine
SCC 6/15/07 L chk & by L molar both Stag I, age44
2x cispltn-35 IMRT end 9/27/07, no caregiver
Clear PET 1/08
4/4/08 recur L chk Stag I
surg 4/16/08 clr marg
215 HBO dives
3/09 teeth out, trismus
7/2/09 recur, Stg IV
8/24/09 trach, ND, mandiblctmy
3wks medicly inducd coma
2 mo extended hospital stay, ICU & burn unit
PICC line w/ IV antibiotics 8 mo
10/4/10, 2/14/11 reconst surg
OC 3 times in 3 years
very happy to be alive smile

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#147705 - 04/02/12 10:38 PM Re: CLEVELAND CLINIC: HEALTH CHATS-HEAD/NECK CANCER [Re: zengalib]
Anne-Marie Offline
Patient Advocate (old timer, 2000 posts)

Registered: 11/03/06
Posts: 2600
Loc: TN
This is great, Suez! Thanks so much! I'm definitely going to register for the Chat. I would love to hear more about the da Vinci Robot used with Oral Cancer patients.
I'll bet they would have some good comments on this!
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Anne-Marie
CG to son, Paul (age 33, non-smoker) SCC Stage 2, Surgery 9/21/06, 1/6 tongue Rt.side removed, +48 lymph nodes neck. IMRTx28 completed 12/19/06. CT scan 7/8/10 Cancer-free! ("spot" on lung from scar tissue related to Pneumonia.)




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#147790 - 04/04/12 08:36 PM Re: CLEVELAND CLINIC: HEALTH CHATS-HEAD/NECK CANCER [Re: Anne-Marie]
SUEZ Offline
"Above & Beyond" Member (500+ posts)

Registered: 07/21/10
Posts: 531
Loc: AURORA, OH
Let me know if anybody gets to do this I'll be at work so I won't be able to I signed up one time when Ron first was diagnosed with his actual Octo Doc who did the surgery he had the chat and I missed it...damn work! lol
I've never met this doc. Ron's Octo is Dr Burkey we love him!
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CG to Ron
Out of Pain 4/3/13
4/12-lung and under chin growth no treatment
1/13/12 lung biopsy
6/11 recur 6/30 resection #2 Clear margins
Clear 12/10
Surg 5/13/10 neck dis/nodes part gloss/flap R thigh all teeth out
RAD 30 8/10
DX 4/2/10 "Oral Cavity" T3NOMO
12/28/07 Non Hodg Lymph remission 7/08

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