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When will healthcare providers do a better job recognizing the signs of oral cancer???

Dear Eva, I just had this crazy idea to contact you for advice/help.  I am a 5-year survivor of squamous-cell cancer, My treatment included a tonsillectomy and a maximum dose of radiation with chemo. Lately, from the moment I wake up, I have a super sweet/sour taste in my mouth and it continues all day. Food tastes like the taste …

Oral Cancer Takes Another Life

In Memory of Mike Collins   May 30th 1948 – February 29th 2012  I met Mike’s sister, Robin Morrison, through a LinkedIn conversation about oral cancer. The best way Robin could help her brother was find information about surviving and learning to live with the devastating effects of surgery, chemotherapy and radiation for oral cancer. ‘If only his symptoms were recognized as …

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A Dentist’s Story of her Mother’s Delayed Oral Cancer Diagnosis

A few weeks ago I received an email from a dentist in Washington state.  Her story was one I HAD to share. Hello Eva, I am a general dentist in WA state. I just came across an article about you in our state dental association magazine. Reading what happened to you gave me the chills. My mother had a very …