A survivor speaks out about head and neck cancer

Arkansas News

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – (5/16/19) Karla Gray is speaking up, hoping that her experience will encourage everyone to know the signs of head and neck cancer.

“I had a lot of dryness in my mouth and unfortunately the right side of my tongue is numb” Karla says.

Karla also had trouble swallowing.

Doctors diagnosed her with head and neck cancer.

She says she had 33 radiation treatments and 6 chemotherapy treatments but it wasn’t just one diagnosis.

Karla says she’s had cancer 3 times in the head and neck area.

Now, she follows up with doctors every 3 to 6 months.

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