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Squamous cell carcinoma of the throat
I'm Michael L. B., and I'm a survivor of Metastatic Squamous Neck Cancer
I completed my Radiation last October. Following, I went through occupation therapy, physical therapy and swallowing therapy.

In occupational therapy I learned how to massage lymph nodes to help them drain. I had thirty lymph nodes removed on the right side of my throat and my tonsils removed. The front of my throat would swell with fluid. I also got a elastic mask to sleep in to suppres…   Read more…

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