Frequently Asked Questions
For information on how to navigate our website to find things as how to become a member, loaners, newsletters, donations, social media access, etc. you can go to the "How Do I Find" section or to the website map.
How do I find information on medical terms, cancer stagging, meetings and similar information?
These subjects are found in our General Information section of our library.
How do I find information on before, surgery and after a laryngectomy?
This information is in the Laryngectomy section of the Library.
How do I find information on saline and humidity?
You can find information on these subjects and more in the Stoma Care section under Dos and Don'ts.
How do I find information on HMEs and stoma care?
You can find this information in the Stoma Care section.
How do I find information on dealing with mucus, stoma covers, and stoma care equipment?
These subject are discussed in the Stoma Care section.
How do I find information on problems like dental issues, dry mouth, Yeast, and many more issue I may be having?
These issue are located in the Possible Problems section.
How do I find information on treatments and side effects from treatments?
Information on tests and treatment including the side effects that you might have are located in the Other Treatments section.
How do I find information on Hospice and Palliative care?
These and other issue relating to care of a loved one can be found in the Caregivers section.
How do I find information on medical insurance, VA, and Medicare?
These subjects are found in the Common Concerns section.
How do I find recipes and nutrition help for a cancer patient, including food for those that have swallowing problems?
Nutrition and many recipes can be found in the Food-Nutrition section.
How do I find information on speaking again?
Information on Electrolarynx, TEP and Esophageal speech can be found in the Talking Again section.
How do I find other information as in emergency kits, travel, hobbies, and other activities as a laryngectomy?
These subjects and more can be found in How We Live section.
How do I find information on how to smell after laryngectomy surgery?
You can find information in the Possible Problems section under smelling.
Where do I find information on CPR or Anesthesia concerns for Laryngecomies?
That information can be found in the Possible Problems section under CPR and Anesthesia concerns.
How do I prepare for medical procedures?
Go the to the Possible Problems section and under CPR and Anesthesia you will find infromation that help you prepare and be safe during the procedures.