Grant Achatz tells Oprah: 'I'm a chef...

Grant Achatz tells Oprah: 'I'm a chef. They were going to remov...

There are 2 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Mar 11, 2009, titled Grant Achatz tells Oprah: 'I'm a chef. They were going to remov.... In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Alinea chef Grant Achatz of Chicago showed up on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Tuesday morning to talk about medical mistakes - not comestibles served on scented pillows.

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Barbara

West Milford, NJ

#1 Mar 12, 2009
Does anyone know what the test is called? Grant mentioned a brush that gets rubbed on the lesion and sent to a lab could have prevented his ordeal. It's an inspiring story with a happy ending, and a very positive message. I'm glad he shared it with us.
Debrah

New York, NY

#2 Mar 23, 2009
It's called OralCDX. As I understand it, the test could actually discover problem cells before they develop into cancer. It is an amazing story, but to think that the whole thing could have been avoided by testing the lesion with a brush. Ouch!

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