Sandyjo's Profile



Updated 1/10/15 - It has been 4 years of being cancer free!!! Last radiation was end of May 2010 and Surgery to remove remaining cancer was mid December 2010! Still have the side effects including lack of saliva Missing saliva glands on right side) and swallowing problems. Original post - I am 61. Spring,summer & fall has been camping and kayaking (floating, not rapids). My husband said I'll be kayaking before I know it. I also watercolor paint. I think that will help me get through this. I don't have a photo so I used one of my paintings in progress.

Vital Info


March 22, 2010

Hershey, Pennsylvania

September 29

Cancer Info

Tonsil Cancer

March 18, 2010

Stage 4


Erbitux (Cituximab)

probably the waiting-til things get done and til it is all gone and than the healing process

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me!!

Chemo is Cetuximab - brand name Erbitux - not actually a chmo; it's an infusion I was told.

back part of tongue & lymph nodes

Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute

May 27, 2010

December 15, 2010

sore throat & I thought I had a swollen gland - cancer was right tonsil, lymph nodes and back of tongue


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