Melissa McDowell | CaringBridge

Melissa McDowell

First post: 11/1/2016 Latest post: 4/25/2017
After 15 months of chronic ear pain, we finally have an answer.   Cancer in my tongue base.   Adenoid cystic cancer.   It is rare and even rarer in women.   I am seeing doctors at KU Med in Kansas City.   Surgery is November 17th at KU Med in Kansas City.  It might be a 12 hour surgery.  I will be in the hospital for 7-10 days.  I will then go home for 4-6 weeks and come back to KU Med to do 4-6 weeks of radiation.  Appreciate all the prayers and well wishes and will try to keep this up to date .

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