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  • Albatross191 has replied to a post on the message board

    hi sounds like your having a bad time of it ,sad that your family is finding your condition hard to deal with . The mask making isnt too bad ,its a case of focus on something else ,ie happy thought or memory .i dont know where you are ,im in uk ,and hospital i went to for radio and chemo was st James`s in Leeds Yorkshire . i managed to avoid nv tube but lost alot of body mass about 3 and a half stone in two months ...

    April 29, 2015 view post
    • Albatross191 has replied to a post on the message board

      hi ive had a battle with cancer of the tougue cancer for 5 years now kneck dissection 5 years back ,was ok for 2years then another op to remove dissplasic cells then again a year later ,had another episode 2013 and radio 48 i think , high dose and chemo dose at start and at 5th week .finished in mid may last year ,on morphine and the other pain relief yogurt suppliments soft food what ever i could get ...

      January 07, 2015 view post
      • Albatross191 has replied to a post on the message board

        hi i finished treatment in may ,the mask making is stressfull but treatment isnt so bad,i took a soothing cd in and the staff but it on for me so i could focus on the music rather than the linac ,it work for me and many others seemed my cd came a bit hit with other patents (London Grammer ) If You Wait ,treatment seem to last only two tracks , make sure you use creams they give you on your skin to help to stop burns...

        October 18, 2014 view post
        • Albatross191 has replied to a post on the message board

          hi my name is David i had my treatment ie surgery for cancer in my tongue 6 years ago sadly had some problems few years after then it resurfaced last year more surgery in november and radiotherapy and 2 lots of chemo in april though to may this year .yea the treatment is nasty and i did well they said to get through it without nv tube ,i ate porridge and weetabix as main diet plus fortisip suppliments ,lost alot of w...

          September 21, 2014 view post
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          About albatross191

          Patient, Survivor
          Head and Neck Cancer
          Alternative Treatments, Cancer Nutrition, Cancer Prevention, Diet, Emotional Support, Genetics, Lifestyle, Naturopathic Medicine, Recipes, Side Effects

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