Monthly Archives: November 2007

Surgery scheduled

Well, it looks like my surgery is scheduled for Thursday, December 20th. So much for it being on a Monday. I’ve got a pre-op meeting with my doctor scheduled for Tuesday, December 11, and I’m hoping at that time to … Continue reading

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Back from the ENT

Actually two updates. The first one was that Randall ran over to the Family Practice Clinic this morning. We don’t really qualify for much there, but then they aren’t set up for what I have, so that’s not surprising. What … Continue reading

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ENT Appointment

I know I said I didn’t think I’d post today unless something cropped up. Well, it did. And it’s actually some fairly good news for us. +++++++++++++++++++ Dr Lehr’s (ENT) office called this morning and we have an appointment Monday … Continue reading

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Comments

Someone brought it to my attention that this blog wasn’t allowing comments from people who weren’t registered with gmail. I’m in the process of changing that, so hopefully by later today I’ll have that straightened out.

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Some pretty good news

I know I promised I’d write a bit more about yesterday’s activity, but I find I am absolutely exhausted. I will say that we’re trying now to get in to see an Ear, Nose, Throat doctor because the oncologist yesterday … Continue reading

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One step forward…two steps back

Well, maybe not that bad. Saw the oncologist today. Not real impressed since he doesn’t seem to listen very well, but maybe I’ll feel differently tomorrow. I’m in a lot of pain since I was away from all my medication … Continue reading

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Where I am in the process

I was diagnosed with SCC in mid-October, and have been doing the hamster wheel bit for the last month trying to get into the right place for treatment. This has been made more difficult since there’s no health insurance and … Continue reading

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What is oral squamous cell carcinoma

Googling this can scare you half to death. Merk has some pretty good information here:http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec08/ch093/ch093e.html .

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