Greg Cook

First post: Sep 30, 2021 Latest post: Feb 12, 2022
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I mid-July I had acute pain in my throat, lower right jaw, and my mandibular joint. I contacted my General Practitioner which started me on a journey to discover that I have tonsil cancer in my right tonsil. Since confirming with a CT scan, pet scan and biopsy, I have met with many helpful and caring medical professionals. I am very thankful that the prognosis for the type of cancer I have is very good. Since finding out I have cancer, I explored the option of getting the cancer surgically removed, which was finally ruled out last week after meeting with a top-surgeon and we have decided to go the more tradition (and proven) route of Chemo-radiation. Last Thursday I began the first of 7 rounds of chemo (which I will receive weekly on Thursdays) and as of today have completed 3 of 35 radiation treatments given daily M-F for 7 weeks.