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DebRa

Franklin, Tennessee
My name is Debra Sheridan.  I was diagnosed Oct '06 with Stage 1V squamous cell CA of the right tonsil.  I completed chemo/radiation treatment on Feb 14, 2007 - my 52nd birthday.  As of today, August 6, 2009, I am cancer free!  Yeah!!  Radiation burned my upper trachea to the point it stenosed enough I needed a trach to breathe.  I've learned to eat again without aspirating or choking.  I'm working to get back to my career of medical imaging sales.  In... Full Bio
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What could be causing peripheral edema L>R side? by DebRa Posted in: Questions & Answers in General Medicine I sustained a serious motorcycle accident just over one year ago with 18 rib fractures on L side, bilateral pleural and cardiac effusions, all of which have now resolved.  I h ... Read on »
Trach This! trach holder straps by DebRa Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I've been wearing a tracheostomy tube for a year and a quarter as a result of chemo/radiation to my neck.  I have searched high and low for trach holder straps that are fun ... Read on »