Successful Surgery

Several readers commented on my recent blog post about Jennifer, an RDH diagnosed with oropharyngeal cancer and scared of treatment. Today, I received an email from Jennifer and this is what she wrote: Hi Eva and all her blog readers about me, Surgery went well last Thursday! The pharyngectomy was performed with clear margins, and now just awaiting the results …

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Tonsil Cancer Survivor and Harley Rider

Debra Sheridan’s story is the kind I like to read.  She gives hope to those who are compromised with what we take for granted…eating, speaking, breathing. Oral cancer can steal your ability to do many things, but it cannot steal your ability to live your life.  That is a choice.  Ride on Debra! I remember the day my neighbor Dave …

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Scared of Treatment for Oral Cancer

  Dear Eva, I am a dental hygienist and I have just been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in my right tonsil. I’m finding it all very frightening. I’m 46, but up until this I felt 28, fit and healthy. Or so I thought! I’m scared about the treatment. Jennifer Jennifer, There is a high probability that the squamous cell …

Support During Oral Cancer Makes a Big Difference

  Eva, I am writing to say that your confidence and encouragement during my recent trauma was a very important source of stability in my outlook as matters developed. For this reassurance I am truly grateful for your swift and gracious response to the contact made by my daughter-in-law, Anne. Your statement, and I quote “rest assured that your cancer …

Eva performs Off-Broadway October 14, 2013

I’m thrilled to announce that my October 8th performance is sold out, so I’ve been asked to perform the show again on Monday October 14th at 9PM. I asked if they could find an earlier start time on a different day, but nothing else was available. So, I thought about it and decided it may actually be to my advantage …