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#147932 - 04/08/12 12:37 AM Happy Easter .
EzJim Offline
Patient Advocate (old timer, 2000 posts)

Registered: 06/12/07
Posts: 5260
Loc: Mingo Jct., Ohio
I just want to wish our Family a very Happy Easter and hope you all enjoy your families and relatives.
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Since posting this. UPMC, Pittsburgh, Oct 2011 until Jan. I averaged about 2 to 3 surgeries a week there. w Can't have jaw made as bone is deteroriating steaily that is left in jaw. Mersa is to blame. Feeding tube . Had trach for 4mos. Got it out April.
--- Passed away 5/14/14, will be greatly missed by everyone here

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#147935 - 04/08/12 12:54 AM Re: Happy Easter . [Re: EzJim]
David2 Offline
Patient Advocate (1000+ posts)

Registered: 07/12/09
Posts: 1239
Loc: Los Angeles
Jim, it's great to see you posting. I hope you're feeling strong!
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David 2
SCC of occult origin 1/09 (age 55)| Stage II TXN1M0 | HPV 16+, non-smoker, moderate drinker | Modified radical neck dissection 3/09 | 31 days IMRT finished 6/09 | Hit 5 years all clear in 6/14

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#147943 - 04/08/12 02:14 AM Re: Happy Easter . [Re: David2]
Anne-Marie Offline
Patient Advocate (old timer, 2000 posts)

Registered: 11/03/06
Posts: 2553
Loc: TN
Great to hear from you, Jim!! Happy Easter to you, too!
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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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#147953 - 04/08/12 11:14 AM Re: Happy Easter . [Re: Anne-Marie]
BuffaloFan Offline
Contributing Member (25+ posts)

Registered: 04/05/12
Posts: 30
Loc: Rochester NY USA
Happy Easter
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squamous cell carcinomas Stage 2, 1/26/2012. Surgery 2/15/2012 - Finished Chemo 5/18/2012 Finishing Radiation 5/29/2012
So make every minute count-Jump up, jump in and seize the day-And let's make sure that in every single possible way -Today is gonna to be a great day

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#147954 - 04/08/12 11:29 AM Re: Happy Easter . [Re: BuffaloFan]
ChristineB Offline
Administrator, Director of Patient Support Services
Patient Advocate (old timer, 2000 posts)

Registered: 06/23/07
Posts: 8183
Loc: PA
Nice to see you posting, Jim. Hope you have a great holiday with your loved ones. Happy Easter!!!
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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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#147968 - 04/08/12 05:16 PM Re: Happy Easter . [Re: ChristineB]
Bob Whyte Offline
"Above & Beyond" Member (500+ posts)

Registered: 06/26/07
Posts: 515
Loc: Vermont
As Jim states- Happy Easter to the OCF Family!! Semper-Fi Bob
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Bob age 57, non smoker,non drinker, ended treatment on 11 Nov 2007 and started back to work on 29 Nov 2007. Veterans Day 2012 the Battle was lowered, folded, Taps was played and the Flag buried as I am know a 5 year survivor. Semper-FI !!!

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#147975 - 04/08/12 06:47 PM Re: Happy Easter . [Re: Bob Whyte]
msmac Offline
Gold Member (200+ posts)

Registered: 05/01/11
Posts: 265
Loc: california
Happy Easter. It's so nice to see you back.
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Tracy - 33 at diagnosis
SCC right ventral tongue Dx 4/11.
T1N2M0
1st resection 5/11.
Bilateral neck dissection: 2 pos nodes
2nd resection w/graft 6/11.
Erbitux x 11 completed 9/11. IMRT x 30 completed 8/11.
3 month MRI and PET/CT all clear.
6, 9, 12 and 24 month post treatment MRIs all clear.

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#147976 - 04/08/12 07:04 PM Re: Happy Easter . [Re: msmac]
Marly Offline
Contributing Member (25+ posts)

Registered: 03/31/12
Posts: 37
Loc: Rocky Point New York
Happy Easter & A Blessed Passover Everyone!!! smile
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Female- Age 49, Non-smoker, I Had 6 weeks of rad/30 treatments, No Chemo.
1/2 of my tongue had to be removed as well as Lymph Nodes. Surgery was 11 & 1/2 Hours long. 40 Lymph Nodes where removed, only one was cancerous. smile

My Motto since my diagnoses- It's All In The Attitude!!!

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#147977 - 04/08/12 07:22 PM Re: Happy Easter . [Re: Marly]
zengalib Offline
Platinum Member (300+ posts)

Registered: 11/30/09
Posts: 481
Loc: NW Ohio
Happy Easter to my OCF brothers and sisters!
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Female, nonsmoker, 68, 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.

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