I was recently diagnosed with throat cancer. I'm in shock, number one, and now I have to start advocating and educating myself. I need to find answers and become an expert on the topic of throat cancer. No, I never smoked. Can you please help me. I want to know everything from diagnosis to treatment. The doctors don't know what stage I'm in yet. Monday, I undergo tests to determine if and where it's spread, and also the staging. I do have access to fabulous doctors, but I want to make the best choices based on research and "others" experience with this particular, and somewhat rare cancer. I am in my early forties and I've always been the picture of health.
I want to talk to these women to see what worked for them. I also would like to know the about the latest treatments. I know there's a new radiation treatment which is much less invasive and pin points the main site. Something called Tomo (sp) thereapy?
Any additional information you can give me would be most helpful. I cannot thank you enough! D
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