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Radiation after surgery for Squamous cell carcinoma on skin and parotid gland
Hi, I'm GordonsMom
re: suggestions for what your hubby might be able to eat. Bananas, Baked potatoes (with micro packs of steamed broccoli and cheese) and scrambled eggs worked well for me. Also drank a protein shake before each rad session and one during infusion. Even with steroid reduction I gained weight. 6 wks. radiation and chemo, stage 4b salivary duct carcinoma, parotidectomy and neck dissection.   Read more…

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Good nutrition and avoiding weight loss is very important during treatment. Therefore the Cancer Centers of America has compiled a list of food choices that will assist the function of your immune ... more
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Many chemotherapy drugs and radiation cause a great deal of skin issues for people living with cancer. This book highlights the best way to manage your skin care by Dr. Mario Lacouture, Associate ... more
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This organization promotes laughter as the best medicine. Its founder survived stage 4 cancer and her story inspired me.

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