Healthy Living: Talking Without a Tongue

This year, more than 53,000 adults in the U.S. will be diagnosed with an oral cancer. Hl Talking Without A Tongue Pkg 5.transfer

Removing these types of cancers can affect how patients breathe, swallow, and talk.

But in Healthy Living, Courtney Hunter shows us that with a lot of practice anything is possible.

Doctors were able to spare the base of Cynthia’s original tongue so she does have some limited movement.

Risk factors for tongue cancer include smoking, drinking, and having the HPV infection at a young age.

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