Hello, my name is Chineva Early. In August of 2008 my mother, Bettye Harris was diagnosed with Laryngeal Cancer (cancer of the larynx, the voicebox).
For the next few months we asked the health care professionals caring for my mother every question we could think of to try to understand what caused the cancer and what were her treatment options.
Were there warning signs that we missed? NO ONE had answers for us. My mother passed away in November 2009.
Not wanting anyone else to go through what my family went through, I founded the Bettye Harris Larynx Cancer Awareness Center (BLCAC) in my mother’s honor.