Stanley Tucci is offering extra particulars about his previous cancer prognosis and the tough months he confronted whereas preventing it.

Tucci, whose performing credit embrace “The Hunger Games” and “Supernova,” launched a memoir on Tuesday titled “Taste: My Life Through Food,” by which he writes about how his love of meals has performed a major position in his life.

“It’s mostly memoir,” the actor, 60, said of the e book on “Good Morning America” Tuesday, including, “It’s sort of peppered with recipes, excuse the pun.”

The well-known foodie was raised by a mom who likes to prepare dinner – and whereas he resembles the identical curiosity within the kitchen, he admitted that he could not style in any respect when he was preventing most cancers three years in the past.

STANLEY TUCCI OPENS UP ABOUT HIS PAST CANCER DIAGNOSIS: ‘I HAD A FEEDING TUBE FOR SIX MONTHS’

“It was devastating,” Tucci mirrored to the “GMA” hosts. Tucci opened up this yr about surviving oral most cancers three years in the past. He recalled on Tuesday that the tumor he had on his tongue was “too large” to function on, so his solely different choices have been “high-dose radiation and chemotherapy.”

“Luckily, the cure rate was very high,” Tucci mentioned, noting that he was additionally lucky it had not metastasized. “So it’s three years later now and everything is fine, but I was unable to eat solid food for six months.”

Tucci mentioned he misplaced 30 kilos throughout that point. “My taste buds and saliva glands were destroyed as was the inside of my mouth, and it’s taken really two years to get back to almost normal.”

Despite the turbulent time, Tucci shared how grateful he’s to be okay.

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“That said, it’s a small price to pay for being alive and being able to accompany my family,” he mentioned.

SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN - SEPTEMBER 24: Stanley Tucci attends "La Fortuna" premiere during 69th San Sebastian International Film Festival at Kursaal Palace on September 24, 2021 in San Sebastian, Spain. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN – SEPTEMBER 24: Stanley Tucci attends “La Fortuna” premiere throughout 69th San Sebastian International Film Festival at Kursaal Palace on September 24, 2021 in San Sebastian, Spain. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)
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The “Devil Wears Prada” actor was additionally requested about his position within the film some 15 years after its debut. He admitted that whereas nothing is within the works, he did not need his time on set to finish.

“I met Emily [Blunt] and got to know Meryl [Streep] really well. Just a wonderful, wonderful experience,” he added.

“[Cancer] makes you more afraid and less afraid at the same time. I feel much older than I did before I was sick. But you still want to get ahead and get things done.”