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  • ligiap66 has replied to a post on the message board

    Did you ask your team about this? I would do whay they recommend, as they are the specialists on this. I don't want to scare you, but it could be the difference is life or death. May I ask where you are being treated? My husband was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma at the base of his tongue in July 2015. It was a tumor that was in his neck that brought us to the doctor. Once biopsied, they said it was HPV relat...

    June 21, 2018 view post
    • ligiap66 has replied to a post on the message board

      My hushband was diagnosed with HPV Base of tongue squamous cell carcinoma in July 2015. When we started at MD Anderson in Aug. 2015, they did all their own exam, tests & workup on him. He was a stage 4C when the began chemo in Sept. 2015. I won't sugr coat it , it was hell to go through, all of of it. Radiation, chemo, 2 surgeries, hospitalizations for pneumonia & bloodclots. But, he just got his 2 year scans...

      March 08, 2018 view post
      • ligiap66 has replied to a post on the message board

        Very sorry to hear that news. Hope he gets better. It's an evil disease and takes alot from you. Keep being supportive & hope he keeps fighting. Good luck! I wish you both well. Keep us all posted.

        April 07, 2017 view post
        • ligiap66 has replied to a post on the message board

          Thank you for that info., I'll speak to him about it & we will definitely speak to Dr. about it. Sounds like you're doing well. Keep it up. 

          April 07, 2017 view post
          • ligiap66 has replied to a post on the message board

            My husband was diagnosed with stage 4C base of tongue scc (HPV+) in July 2015. Noticed a lump in his his neck, went to family doc, who sent us to e.n.t. specialist, who did an immediate biopsy by sticking a needle in his neck lump right in the office. Called us next day & told us is was s.c.c. & referred us to a colleague of his at M.D. Anderson. Luckily we live in Houston, because it's the best cancer treatm...

            April 06, 2017 view post
            • ligiap66 has replied to a post on the message board

              May I ask what Dr. at MD Anderson he saw? We've been referred to Dr. Randall Weber over at MDA.

              July 31, 2015 view post
              • ligiap66 has created a new message board discussion

                My 63yr. old husband was diagnosed with SCC on July 27, 2015 after his 3rd doctor visit. He's always been healthy. We were shocked, never been a smoker or heavy alcohol drinker. It started with a lump on the left side of his neck, below his jawline. Our PCP sent him for an ultrasound, revealing a 3cm mass on left lymph nodes. We were then referred to ENT. He had a deviated septum repair done a year & a half ago, ...

                July 31, 2015 view discussion
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                Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Tongue Cancer
                Cancer Nutrition, After Treatment, Chemotherapy, Radiation, Side Effects, Surgery

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