Cameron’s Story

Family

Coping With Caregiving Three months after the birth of our first child, Lily, my wife Heather and I received some devastating news. Heather had been diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma, and I became her caregiver. We were given several choices about where to take her treatment, and when I looked over at Heather, I could [...]


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The Rise Of Oral Cancer, Could You Be At Risk? On the Dr. OZ Show 6/8/2011

The Dr. OZ show on June 8th 2011 focused on The Rise Of Oral Cancer, who is at Risk from it, and how it is spreading. Check out part 1 of the video below for more information.   Oral cancer is on the rise. Could you be at risk? Learn about the lifesaving screening tests [...]


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Buccal HPV16 infection associated with CIN progression

Detection of human papilloma virus (HPV) in oral mucosa of women with cervical lesions and their relation to oral sex practices. Should we start testing partners? Source: 7thspace.com Authors: Luis Sanchez-Vargas et al Previous studies have either investigated the relationship of HPV with oral cancer or the prevalence of HPV on the oral cavity. The [...]


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Paul’s story

My name is Caprice and my story is about the most amazing, loving, selfless dad that ever walked the earth. My Dad Paul Joseph SR Letourneau fought this HORRIFIC disease for abt 4 years total. He had bit the side of his tongue and there was a white soar on the side of his tongue [...]


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African American Men Are at Highest Risk of Oral Cancer

The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) reported recently that African Americans are at the highest risk for contracting oral cancer.


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Oral Cancer Survivors

There are now more than 10 million cancer survivors in the United States. One out of every six people over 65 is a cancer survivor, and 1.4 million were diagnosed more than 20 years ago.


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Angelia’s Story

In February 2009, I was eating breakfast and noticed that it hurt my mouth to eat. I went to the mirror to find the source of the pain. I found a small hard lump on the floor of my mouth. I contacted a dentist and got in right away. He said I needed a biopsy [...]


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Explaining Head and Neck Cancer

Often times when we think of oral cancer we will automatically focus on cancer of the mouth. However, to understand oral cancer more thoroughly, you must understand head and neck cancer.


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Jana’s Story

My dad is an oral cancer survivor and I would like to share his story. Diagnosis. In 1987 my father was diagnosed with oral cancer. He was having pain in his jaw and thought his wisdom tooth was bothering him. He had a dental exam and panoramic X-ray taken and the dentist saw something abnormal [...]


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Dave’s Story

I unfortunately do not have any pictures, during my battle I didn’t want any to be taken, I regret that now. My name is Dave.  I am 40 and married with no children. I live in Iowa and work as a Plant Manager for a local company were my wife is a receptionist. Her name [...]


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