In January 2020, I noticed a changing spot under my tongue. My family doctor advised that I get it biopsied. The results came back negative.
But soon the spot changed in shape and size, and it became painful to eat and talk. My family doctor told me it was time to seek an opinion at MD Anderson.
Xổ số miền bắc thứ 4 hàng tuầnMy tongue cancer diagnosis and surgery
I had an appointment with head and neck surgeon Dr. Shirley Su the following...
Xổ số miền bắc thứ 4 hàng tuầnWhether it’s due to pain from a growing tumor, swallowing difficulties caused by radiation therapy, or the nausea, loss of appetite or mouth sores that are sometimes caused by chemotherapy, involuntary weight loss is a serious side effect of cancer and its treatment for many patients.
Xổ số miền bắc thứ 4 hàng tuầnBut there are other reasons that cancer patients could be losing weight without trying.
We spoke with internal medicine and palliative care...