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    Wow today they scoped my throat and expanded my throat as son as the procedure was over the doctor came in to the recovery room and I asked for a bottle of water I took the largest sip that if had in the past 4 months he was going to have me do a barium swallow test but when he saw the swig of water that I took he said never mind, stopped on the way home and got some oatmeal and a strawberry shake drank 1/2 of the sh...

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      I was diagnosed with stage 4 B squamous cell cancer on my birthday April 13 2015,had a tonsillectomy on April 28th, had all molars pulled, had a port put in, had a feeding tube put in, 35 radiation treatments, 3 chemo treatments, to day I had a esophagus dilation. Here's what I've had by mouth today a bowl of oatmeal, a strawberry shake, a yohoo, and my first cup of coffee in 4 months, tomorrow I'm having scrambled e...

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        I'm sorry that John is about to embark on this journey and he's going to need as much support as you can give him. I'm 3 weeks and 2 days out of treatment I was stage 4B when diagnosed . Here's what I experienced. The chemo(cisplatin)that comes with this comes along with some pretty hefty anti nausea drugs, they should keep thing in check, but they add some steroids to the mix this made me very aggressive and flat o...

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          Thanks PopPop

          August 16, 2015 view post
          • Mrekau has replied to a post on the message board

            Thanks Brian I appreciate that you took the time to respond to my post it means a lot to me.mike

            August 16, 2015 view post
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              Thanks at buggy I appreciate the support and information, it means a lot to me that you responded.

              August 16, 2015 view post
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                in April I had the same problem an on April 13 I was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma (tonsil cancer) get to an ENT ASAP. Let me know how you do., Mike.

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                • Mrekau has replied to a post on the message board

                  Thanks so much

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                  • Mrekau has created a new message board discussion

                    On my birthday (April 13) age 54. I was given the news that I have tonsil cancer and the lump on the side of my neck was due to the lymph node reacting to the cancer. The lump was the size of a 1/2 of an orange I just finished (3 weeks ago) my radiation traetments (35of them) I asl had 3 chemo treatments I was told at the diagnosis of my squamous cell cancer that I was in stage 4B to day the lump is the size of a alm...

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                    • Mrekau has replied to a post on the message board

                      I'm sorry I did not see that your husband has passed. May God bless you and your family.

                      August 15, 2015 view post
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                      About mrekau

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                      Head and Neck Cancer, Tonsils Cancer
                      After Treatment, Chemotherapy, Diet, Radiation, Side Effects

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