God created human in the Sixth, and granted us with organs to sense the circumstances, such as eyes to see, hands to touch, ears to hear, noses to smell and tongues to taste. If any one of these organs is injured, the communication between us and the circumstances will be obstructed.
Citizen of Manila in Philippines, Ms. Luo, like other common people, lived a quiet and peaceful life, which was later messed up by the violent storm-like disease. All this started in the day when Ms. Luo noticed that her tongue was not as flexible as before, and it kept bloating day by day, with a layer of thick light yellow covering on it. At first, she didn’t pay much attention to it. As the swelling became severer every day, she began to have difficulty in uttering and eating, and lost taste for food. Seeing the curious change on her tongue, her family became very worried and sent her to the local hospital for examination, which came out with a diagnosis of tongue cancer. Concerning the medical level there, they avoided the risk and decided to go to the Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou for treatment, regardless of the remote distance.
Ms. Luo and her family received a considerate reception from faculty of the Modern Cancer Hospital Guangzhou after an exhausting trip. On their arrival, the cancer specialist gave Ms.Luo an all-round examination to check her condition and detected that she had tongue cancer and needed an instant treatment. After a consultation, experts decided to administrate to Ms. Luo a comprehensive treatment targeting tongue cancer, which consisted of photodynamic therapy, interventional chemotherapy and I125 implantation. The treatment had the advantage of minimally invaded, strongly aimed, accurately targeted and evident effect. After a period of treatment and nurses’ thoughtful care, the lump on Ms.Luo’s tongue shrunk obviously, and her appetite and taste came back to normal. The pathology was under control and her life quality was improved. Soon after, the tumor completely disappeared, and Ms. Luo discharged from hospital with improvement.
Photodynamic therapy for the first cycle
After I125 implantation for the third cycle
*Surgery, in addition to the appropriate chemotherapy and radiotherapy, are effective in treating early cancer, but certain patients in late stage of cancer may not be tolerate surgery well as they can be relatively weak. A combination of carefully planned minimally invasive therapy, chemotherapy or radiotherapy can effectively reduce the side effects and discomfort of treatment and may help patient get better efficacy.