tongue cancer

Tongue and Neck Cancer Patient Story Testimonial: Tongue and Neck Cancer Surgery “We are so grateful and truly feel blessed for having found Dr. St. John and her agreeing to be Shane’s surgeon.” —Shane & Zelin’n May 5, 2021 Dear UCLA, We would like to express our deepest gratitude and commend all the efforts on [...]

By uclahealth • May 26, 2021

Tongue Cancer Patient Story Testimonial: Tongue Cancer Surgery “This testimonial is in regards to treatment I received for my tongue cancer by Dr. St John and her team at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center.” —Dr. Michael Smith In 2016, I was diagnosed first with Stage 3B carcinoid tumor of the terminal ileum (colon), [...]

By uclahealth • October 29, 2020

By uclahealth • June 19, 2020

Before coming to UCLA, I was diagnosed with advanced stage cancer of the base of tongue with lymph node involvement. I was treated with chemo and radiation locally in the Palm Desert area. The initial post treatment PET scan showed residual/persistent cancer in the tongue and a lymph node. [...]

By BobM • June 22, 2018

For my entire life I’ve been the epitome of healthy, fortunate enough to not even so much as get a cold for the past 10 years. Shortly after turning 30, I had a growth on my tongue that I couldn’t get rid of. After seeing my dentist and having it [...]

By • June 6, 2016