Aerosmith Cancer Terror
The bassist was treated for tumours on his tongue five years ago, and after chemotherapy was given the all-clear. But recently the disease came back, and it spread into his throat.
With his ability to speak and sing at risk, he turned to Dr Steven Zeitels, a specialist who has devised a new form of laser treatment for cancer. But it had never been tried on the tongue area before. "I was just terrified. I really thought, 'Okay, I'm really looking at not being able to talk," Hamilton tells KSAT. "The second I had a tiny bit of consciousness after the procedure, the first thing I did was make a sound. It felt normal and it sounded normal." more on this story
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