tonsil cancer

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tonsil cancer

hello my name is graeme ,16mths ago i went thru tonsil cancer about me im 49 live in central qld coast married 2 stepkids and cant get past cancer but im doing ok i just need to find somebody to talk too, u doing ok but cant move on pls lets chat
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Hi Graeme, i can honestly say i know how you feel. I was diaganosed with thyroid cancer in Nov '07, I've had 2 operations then had iodine radiation I-131 which i had to be isolated for 7 days from my family, I have 7 young kids and found it really difficult to accept, i just found out that the radiation cleard up the cancer cells which had spread through my body, Im actually starting to feel a bit better lately, as most morning i wake and being really sick as the radiation seem to stay in my oesphegus { i dont think thats how you spell it 🙂 } Ive just had my next 6 monthly blood test to find out if it has spred anymore, plus i have blood tests every month, i just cant seem to mentaly get past this , the cancer i got was meant for over 45's, i was only 30 when i got diaganosed, things will get better but, i keep telling myself they have too. Hope you are feeling better, take care....
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hi Sham, thank you for your reply,sorry to hear of your condtition and yes i veiw the age thing as a bummer as well.are u haveing any other treatment,they took all but 9 teeth  for my radiation and am finally in prep work for dentures thats when ill chase the first cow i see,had enough of soft food lol,but i guess thats a reminder of my treatment,maybe i might move on after that .it must be so hard on you and your kids , i feel for you.where are you from,pls keep in touch bye for now
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Hi Graeme, hope you are well, I'm not having any treatment at the moment, i suppose my specialist will wait and see what the results of my blood tests are, i pray they are clear. When you catch that cow you want i would throw in some chips with that... ooh and maybe a chocolate milkshake....   :)))  My kids are used to me being sick, but they are happier that their mum is starting to feel alot better and the sick feeling is starting to go, they have been my tower of strength along with my hubby, without him i woul have fallen apart by now, he's been great, must go as i'm starting to feel tired, take care, bye for now.....
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Hi there, If you go to The Forums section and look under head and neck you will see some of my and Tizz's post's with also a link to a site that will give you whole lot of information.  It is worth creating a log on and joining in on the patient forum of the oral cancer foundation.  You will also find us there http://www.oralcancerfoundation.org/http://www.oralcancerfoundation.org/ Cheers Gabe
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