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Eva Grayzel To Speak in California on October 13, 2012

I met Cathy Draper at the University of the Pacific 3rd Annual Dental Hygiene Conference on Oral Cancer in 2010. Cathy connected to my story on a few levels but especially because her sister passed away from cancer at a young age, and Cathy was the primary caregiver for the last few months of her life. We met again a …

Oral Cavity Cancer and Orthodontics

Corey had braces for a couple of years and wasn’t much of a complainer although the braces irritated the inside lining of his cheek frequently.  After the braces were removed, there was a residual area on the inside lining of his cheek which was sore and wouldn’t heal. In fact, it continually got worse.  He was eventually diagnosed with myofibroblastic …

Oral Cancer Screenings in India

Through Six-Step Screening, I became friends with Anirudha Agnihotry, a dental student at Manipal College of Dental Sciences.  He is passionate about changing the rate of oral cancer in India and is active with the Oral Cancer Organization. Even as a student, he is pictured here educating people about oral cancer and screenings in Jaipur, Rajasthan.  He performed a thorough exam on …

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Have a persistent sore throat? It could be HPV Related Oral Cancer!

Here is yet another story of a relatively young man (53 years of age) who had a persistent sore throat.  It’s the same ‘old’ story.  He went to his physician who prescribed antibiotics. When the sore throat persisted, he was referred to an ENT who found the oral cancer, or to be more precise, oropharyngeal cancer.  There may have been …