Tonsil cancer

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Tonsil cancer

Been diagnosed with secondary cancer in left neck lymph node. After scans a biopsy and PET, we believe the primary cancer is in my tonsils. Looking at robotic surgery to remove both tumours with a margin. The surgery has plenty of associated risks but if successful it would mean no or minimal radiation/chemo. Has anybody on this forum had this type of surgery? If so, any trouble post operation? Would appreciate any comments

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Re: Tonsil cancer

Hi Jolly,

 

Sorry to hear about your diagnosis.

How are you feeling?

Have you had your surgery yet?

 

-sch

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Had my tonsils and neck tumour removed on the 25th Jan, been living on pain killers and baby food since then. Had a break through today and had a slice of roast lamb and a couple pieces of bread. Off to see surgeon tomorrow to discuss results and the plan forward from here, fingers crossed we got all the cancer

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