Fundraiser for Kiowa man Josh Myers, who is undergoing radiation after oral cancer surgery

Mexican Fiesta Buffet and Auction at the Plum Thickett in Kiowa Sunday, March 11, 5-7p.m.

 

February 28, 2018

A Mexican Fiesta Buffet and Auction is Sunday, March 11, at the Plum Thickett in Kiowa for Josh Myers, who is battling cancer. He is shown with his wife Kay-Leigh and son Zander, and his parents Pat and Brenda Myers.

No. Josh Myers did not chew or smoke. A diabetic, he drinks only minimally. Yet he was diagnosed with oral basil cell cancer on Nov. 13.

Since that time Myers endured an oral surgery to remove the tumor that required a tracheotomy and a feeding tube on Dec. 16. He was in the KU Medical Center in Kansas City from Dec. 15 to Dec. 22. During that surgery, doctors also stripped a section of skin from his inner arm to use for reconstruction in his mouth. Surgeons removed 55 lymph nodes and thankfully only one tested positive for cancer.

After some healing he's made 30 trips to Wichita for radiat...



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