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Sword of Damocles–All Those Medical Tests?

OMG, I’ve got a cold that just doesn’t go away…cough just hangs on…I’ve been down this road before (with a husband whose cough signaled cancer), and I don’t like the signs.  But I know:  If I share concern with my doctor, I’ll … Continue reading

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Humor on the Cancer Ward

(The following ran as an Op-Ed of mine in Providence Journal on Fri, Sept. 4, 2009; it was picked up by World Health. It points to the need for humor–in even the bleakest of circumstances.) _________________________________________________ I DIDN’T ALWAYS recognize … Continue reading

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