Jessica's Story: An Actor's Triumphant Return After Tongue Cancer

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One of Jessica Tar’s biggest fears about the surgery to treat her tongue cancer was the possibility of losing her ability to speak clearly, which would prevent her from pursuing a career in acting and singing. Yet a few months after the procedure at Memorial Sloan Kettering, Jessica was ready to start performing again. Today, the 31-year-old mother of two just wrapped shooting for a role in an upcoming movie.

Read more about Jessica’s story and how far she has come.