Thread Like Summary
Tiff
Total Likes: 1
Original Post (Thread Starter)
#201215 02/09/2022 3:18 AM
by Pigdoc
Pigdoc
Had throat cancer in 2017 (1" lesion on tonsil). Started with radical neck resection surgery, followed by 8 weeks of concurrent radiation and chemo. All went well for 14 years. Now, a lesion had been found in the gum area of front lower teeth, Squamous cell carcinoma. Doc said that this is a slow moving cancer that will require extensive oral surgery. Proposed removal of cancerous lesions with large margin, also removal of all lower teeth and removal of the front 1/3 of jaw bone. Doc will do a bone graft from my fibula to replace the jaw bone removed. Hopefully, will have dental implants if jaw bone graft is successful. Naturally, this both disappoints me and scares the h.... out of me. Has anyone here gone through similar situation? Thanks in advance.
Pigdoc
Liked Replies
#201233 Feb 19th a 05:36 AM
by ConnieT
ConnieT
we ended up on the 2nd round of cancer at Mayo clinic. Univ of Iowa was not able to do treatment. So far, he has been cancer free for 1.5 yrs. Wishing you the best. The doctors were great at Univ of Iowa but not experienced with this cancer near his TMJ. He ended up with proton treatment at Mayo.
1 member likes this
Top Posters
ChristineB 10,507
davidcpa 8,311
Cheryld 5,260
EzJim 5,260
Brian Hill 4,852
Newest Members
MLowery, Josie, marywendy, Teri, Jyn
12,942 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums23
Topics18,079
Posts196,430
Members12,942
Most Online458
Jan 16th, 2020
OCF Awards

Great Nonprofit OCF 2021 Charity Navigator OCF Guidestar Charity OCF

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5