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    I did forget to say that it is stage 4 cancer whatever tha is.

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      Hello, My name is David I was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck.in July 2010. I had surgery to my neck and face and I had a radical neck disection. I have just been diagnosed with the cancer in both lungs (it seems it ravelled from my nose). No treatment has been decided yet but it looks like its going to be chemo therapy. I am hoping to meet people on her to swop tips and stories and mayb...

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        Ok They have now decided to change the Ritalin to a drug called Modafinil,don't know much about it yet but will be having a look round about it. Thanks David

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          Julie, 6 days ago when I entered the pain clinic they started me on the methadone and it reduced the pain in my neck by 50% but the methadone was making me very drowsy and I was falling asleep on my feet if you know what I mean so they gave me another drug called Methylphenidate (Ritalin) used over here for ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder) or medical grade speed. The methadone and ritalin worked fine u...

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              Will do. I live in Sheffield thats in Yorkshire. My sister is married to a aussie guy. do you use Facebook ? David

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                Hi Juile Guess what, I entered a pain clinic here in the UK today and that's exactly what they are going to do starting with Methadone then Kettermine so here's figers crossed. David

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                  Is she on any medication if so that could be the problem.

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                    Hi all, please let me introduce myself My name is David and I live in the Uk(England) this is the 1st board I have found dealing with head and neck cancer(can't find any in the UK) anyhow I was diagnosed 2 years ago with Squamous Cell Carcinoma in my nose, I had a total Rhinectomy followed by further surgery to dig a bit more out followed by chemo and 35 sessions of radiation. A few months later  I was diagnose...

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                      julie, she has agreed to go to counselling so we will see where we go from there. Thanks David

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