Tongue Cancer Surgery and Reconstruction  Joes Story
Joe knew there was something wrong. After coming to Johns Hopkins, he was finally diagnosed with cancer of the tongue. Learn how head and neck cancer surgeon Wojtek Mydlarz and facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Shaun Desai surgically removed Joe's cancer and rebuilt his tongue using a free flap from his forearm with no need for radiation. Joe is now cancer free and is able to eat, speak and taste again.
Joe knew there was something wrong. After coming to Johns Hopkins he was finally diagnosed with cancer of the tongue. Learn how head and neck cancer surgeon Wojtek Mydlarz and facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Shaun Desai surgically removed his cancer and rebuilt Joe’s tongue using a free flap from his forearm with no need for radiation. Joe is now cancer free and is able to eat, speak and taste again. #TongueCancer #JHPatientStories Learn more about the Johns Hopkins Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Center: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/otolaryngology/specialty_areas/head_neck_cancer_surgery_center/