What are Oral Cancer Surgeries? List from Cancer Survivors

The below is a list that has been posted by the bloggers in this cancer community. There are 6875 cancer fighters that are members here. This is what they said, not what the doctors or nurses will tell you.

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Oral Cancer Surgeries

Lymph Node Removal, Tonsillectomy, Re-excision Surgery, Lumpectomy, Reconstructive Surgery, Maxillectomy

What Oral Cancer Survivors said about their Cancer Surgeries.

Inoperable
No surgery
Partial neck disection with lymph node removal, may 2009.
Hemiglossectomy - with rebuild from a forearm flap - a left neck dissection 40 nodes removed. One node positive with ECE. Tumor removed with clear margins. No pain though I had a trache, for 5 days - Very frustrating - mostly numbness, stiffness, in neck, stitches in mouth, and drooling like a dog! Surgery 2/4/2011 released 2/14/2011.
Radiacal neck dissesection and tonsilectomy
3 inch incission to remove lump x 2. No side effects.
8/30/2012. Removed lump in gum, surrounding tissue and margins, scraped jawbone, reconstructed gum over jawbone using remaining gum and mucosa from beneath tongue. Rapid swelling ensued, ended up in ICU for 24 hrs.
Partial Maxillectomy
Removal of right tonsil; extreme pain for a week and then it subsided. List 8 lbs. was very painful to eat.
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