Head and Neck Cancer Support Society Blog Submissions

Blog submissions reflect the opinion of the writer.  The Head and Neck Cancer Support Society (HNCSS) does not necessarily recommend or endorse submission content. Readers are advised to consult with their treating healthcare team as appropriate.

If you wish to submit your story to be included on our blog page, please email info@head-way.org . Your submission will be reviewed by the committee and once approved, will be posted to the website.

Oral Thrush: Old School Remedy

Do you suffer from Oral Thrush; I know I have, I tried different oral rinses prescribed by my doctor but found that because of my oral cancer treatments many solutions were too harsh on my tongue, gums and mouth in general. I also found that after weeks and weeks of rinse treatments combined with tongue brushing/scraping the thrush had not gone away. So I want to share with you what has worked for me. “Oil Pulling with Coconut Oil”

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Tapping into the Healing Power of Support Groups.

I have experienced the healing the power of belonging to a peer to peer support group. After my radiation and chemo treatment for tongue cancer my speech language pathologist suggested I join a group for cancer patients with swallowing issues and I am so glad that I took advantage of the opportunity.

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