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hi there my husband my had floor of the mouth cancer which involves the tongue being cut and sewn back on he was 47 too and he was alot better than i thought he would be the hardest part was they obviously cant speak as they have the tracky in he also had a full neck dissection.
we are from the uk and had 2 different hospital opinions the one wanted to do just the surgery the other wanted to do the surgery plus chem...
really pleased for u we have just passed the 1 yr mark n im estatic so cant wait to get to this stage lol x
my husband had floor of the mouth squamous cancer he had op to cut it all away and rebuilt with his arm glad to say that he is almost back to normal but most of all pet scan come back he is still cancer free, he is having trouble with his shoulder and arm due to full neck dissection but hey this is a small price to pay so anyone out there stay optimistic as i read some pretty gruesome stories but luckily we have...
my husband has mouth cancer and underwent major op in may of last year he had the floor of his mouth removed all full neck dissection.
although he is in alot of pain from the neck dissection i am worried about him because he is still constantly tired he still sleeps on/off all day long.
the hospital have said they are doing no more scans on him he has not had one since his op i am worried he still has the cancer as...
my friends friend has just been diagnosed with the above cancer he has brain cancer and been told this is terminal and all they can do is try to make his life as comfortable as possible, they have started him on chemo i am just wondering if anyone else has experiencd this and how long they have lived the docors have not gave him a time scale.
thanks 4 any infomation
love to u all
julie n neil
cant believe our surgeon has advised that we will be having no scans to check to see if the cancer has gone after major op in may of this year then read in the daily paper today doctors r being told not to send people 4 scans because it is too expensive is there anyone else out there experienced this i am worried sick
thanks julie n neil
hi my husband had floor of the mouth cancer he had surgery in may of this year when we returned to see the surgeon yesterday for checkup he advised us that he would not have to have any scans as he said they have not found this worthwhile he has advised us to look out 4 any lumps in the neck or sores in his mouth or weight loss we have to go see him again in 6 wks i am worried as reading other peoples stories i know ...
I would like to thank everyone for the advice given, we are currently getting physio and doing lots of exercises every day to try to improve things. We are aware this is going to be a long process and will just get the pain meds sorted and not worry about the side effects of these being addictive at the moment.
Once again many thanks to you all much appreciated
lots of love
Julie n Neil x...
Thanks for your reply and i agree that we just need to sort out the pain killers for now.
We have been to the physio therapist and unfortunately the nerve has been cut in his rh shoulder which has caused the muscle around the shoulder blade to stop working hence why his bone is pertruding and he cant lift his arm up fully.
We have been given lots of exercises to do to improve the pains in his neck etc and for t...
hiMy husband neil had a full neck dissection in may of this year he also had the floor of his mouth removed replaced by his arm. His main pain is in his rh shoulder and his ear. he finds it very hard to get comfortable in bed and it even hurts him to walk. The surgeon said he should not really have pain now but he says the pain is getting worse he start physio therapy on wednesday to see if this helps. AT the momen...
hi my name is julie and my husband has just been diagnosed with mouth cancer we are told it does not look good but are waiting to see how far it has spread i am a nervous wreck
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