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Restoring happiness to speak and eat in tongue cancer patient. Dr. Lorinda Kwan-Chen, speech therapist of EdUHK explains in TVB documentary programme “Vital Lifeline"


Since tongue is composed of several muscles that aid in swallowing and sound articulation, the ability of people with tongue cancer to speak, eat, and even drink will be affected after their tongue tissue removal surgery.

On 16th January 2023, Dr. Lorinda Kwan-Chen, a speech therapist and Senior Lecturer of SEC, was interviewed by TVB documentary programme – “Vital Lifeline” and talked about how patients with tongue cancer can relearn speaking and swallowing skills through speech and swallowing therapy.

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