Language: Bahasa Indonesia / Malaysia
HB was diagnosed with mucoepidermoid carcinoma in 2008. He underwent a major operation – radical neck resection. The cancer was at the base of his tongue, but already spread to the lymph nodes. All these were removed.
One month after the operation, he went to Singapore General Hospital for a routine check up. All three doctors he saw asked him to go for radiation first before his check up. Without radiation, there is 70% chance of cancer coming back. With radiation, the chances are 50%. He felt scared and hopeless. Scared to undergo radiation, and at the same time scared not to go for radiation. Listen to his story.