By Jack Mahony For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 16:17 BST, 2 May 2021 | Updated: 16:30 BST, 2 May 2021
A 27-year-old who originally went to the doctor in late 2019 with a lingering mouth ulcer has wound up having half his tongue removed after being diagnosed with an aggressive cancer.
Dayle Gordon from Victoria has since been told the tongue cancer has spread and is terminal, despite having undergone numerous gruelling surgeries and radiotherapy.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Mr Gordon was originally told the seemingly harmless mouth ulcer was not of concern, but a later diagnosis determined that it was cancer.
Dayle Gordon and his partner Taylah (pictured, together) have had their world tipped upside down after his cancer was deemed terminal aged 27
Mr Gordon (pictured in hospital) has been through numerous surgeries, chemotherapy and radiotherapy to battle the cancer
The fit and healthy 27-year-old then underwent surgery which cut half his tongue off, as well as removing 50 lymph nodes, his family told 7News.
After the surgery he was forced into chemotherapy and radiation treatment from which he was lucky enough to recover.
He was still having PET scans every three months to confirm his recovery was on the right track.
But by the end of 2020 he had developed a large lump on his neck,