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2 weeks out from Neck Dissection #200593
12-20-2020 09:51 AM
12-20-2020 09:51 AM
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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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NonaChris Offline OP
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I am fortunate to be able to say that I have clear nodes after having a partial glossectomy to remove a
" Invasive keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma, well-differentiated, 0.5
cm. at a depth of 0.3 cm." The additional information is that I have had treatment for a previous throat cancer including chemo/cisplatin and radiation/35 rads.
I would really like to hear from anyone who may like to share their experience with surgery of irradiated skin. I am not sure what the long term looks like although I know at this point my neck is very taught although I do think there is healing.
Also, has anyone passed on the neck dissection despite a doctor's recommendation and decided to go with surveillance?
Thank you in advance for any insight you are willing to share.
Happy Holidays!
Nona Chris


61 years old
Nona to Alora, Emery, Ilyana, Harper, Nolan, & Rory. Yogini since 2012. Namaste.

Diagnosed 10/5/20 Oral Cancer/ RT side of tongue SCC Stage I Partial Glossectomy 10/23/20 Right Neck Dissection 12/4/20 Clear Nodes
BOT SCC 1/18/11 Stage IV N3 M0 HPV+ Port2/18/11
Treatment start 2/22
CISplatin 2rnds, Rads:35 treatments
July 12 doctors' deemed me cancer free-port out July 18.
Non-smoker, was a light-drinker No drinking since diagnosis
Re: 2 weeks out from Neck Dissection [Re: NonaChris] #200596
12-21-2020 04:28 AM
12-21-2020 04:28 AM
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Huntington Beach, CA
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Nels Offline
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Hi Nona Chris

Nice to hear all went well with your neck dissection. I am almost nine months out and my neck and shoulder are much stronger but tight. I find myself stretching it daily and massaging it by hand which helps.

Happy Holidays. We are blessed to have this forum and more time with loved ones. Stay safe and keep the faith.

Nels


OC thriver, Tongue Stage IV, diag 3/12/20, surg 4/1/20, RT compltd 7/8/20
Re: 2 weeks out from Neck Dissection [Re: NonaChris] #200643
01-23-2021 02:02 PM
01-23-2021 02:02 PM
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Whoop whoop whoop! Fabulous news


F 39 x-smoker,non drink
05/20/19 T4aN1/N2bM0 SCC L lateral tongue &10mm into R
Pembro pre & post surgery
RIG 08/10/19
Glossectomy ND RFFR 08/13/19
RT x33
2x cispltin
No doing too bad smile

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