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Overcoming Throat Cancer

Updated: Thursday, January 16 2014, 03:46 PM EST
A woman in Mitchell County says she still has her voice because she sought a second opinion. Joy Williams was diagnosed and treated for throat cancer in 2009. But it returned a couple of years later in an advanced stage. Her voice gradually disappeared. Though her voice box had to be removed, a prosthesis was implanted at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Atlanta. Doctors there told her she would talk again.
 
"I was so happy to hear that," said cancer survivors Joy Williams.

"It's just been a wonderful thing to happen that her voice is started coming back," said Marshall Williams, Joy's husband.

Before long, Joy should be able to talk without touching her throat. As for her overall health, she remains cancer free.Overcoming Throat Cancer


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