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Author's Story  (Dwight)
To My Guests
1st Parotidectomy (1991)
2nd Parotidectomy (2001)

3rd Parotidectomy (2008)
CT Scan
Investigating Radiation (2001)
Costs (2001)
Ongoing Check Ups & MRI Scans

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Hammond NY
Morristown NY

Patient Stories
Julie - Recurrent Tumors
John - Lessons Learned
Andy - Poked and Parotid
Orly - Complementary Approach
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New - Dec 2005

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Parotidectomy Explained - The first 4 minutes describe an FNA, shows a CT scan of a tumor and explains the facial nerve.  The remainder of the video is of an actual surgery.


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