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I was diagnosed with tonsil and breast cancer in early December 2010. I had left neck resection to remove almost 100 nodes on Dec 6, 2010 and underwent IMRT and Cistplatin from Jan 17 through March 8, 2010. I also had 2 surgeries on right breast and 3 weeks of radiation ending the end of March 2010. I am now working to regain strength. This has been a surreal experience and I have battled the emotional and physical side effects. I thought that I would be able to go back to work in July but am battling fatigue and still not eating normal...I miss going places with my grandchildren and am learning the real meaning of one day at a time.

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June 12, 2011

Jacksonville, Florida

September 10, 1951

Cancer Survivor

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Tonsil Cancer

Stage 4

Yes

Everything

How blessed I am to have a great family and friends

Mayo Clinic Florida

Don't try to rush anything in recovery .. One day at a time..

April 1, 2011

July 5, 2011

Swelling on left neck found one morning in November 2010

December 6, 2010 left neck resection..

Cisplatin ....nausea and fatigue

IMRT 37 treatments which began Jan 17, 2010. Still not sure how I got through it.

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