Cancer Care

Family Photos

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in Cancer Care, End of Life, General Medicine, Life & Health | 4 comments

Family Photos

To cope with loss, oncologists simply forget. Perhaps, “forget” is not the right word. “Compartmentalize,” “separate” or simply “contain,” may be better. We put all those wonderful people who have died, all that suffering, all those lives, in a corner closet of our minds, close the door and lock them away. Perhaps. However, all those memories remain; they are part of me. Quietly, they change how I practice medicine, what I feel and how I live. Sometimes, they come back in remarkable ways. Almost three decades ago, when I finished training and...

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The marijuana discount

Posted by on Sep 15, 2015 in Cancer Care, General Medicine | 9 comments

The marijuana discount

The NJ MMP saves the day?

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A. List

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in Cancer Care, General Medicine | 1 comment

A. List

Irrelevance yields wrong answers

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Sometimes, just say no

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Cancer Care, End of Life | 18 comments

Sometimes, just say no

…is it giving up?

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Alone, again

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Cancer Care, Life & Health | 5 comments

Alone, again

…he cried for hours and hours.

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Perspective

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015 in Cancer Care, Family & Disease | 5 comments

Perspective

I sprained my elbow, patting my back.

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Yes, Mr. Lincoln, but how was the play?

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Cancer Care | 3 comments

Yes, Mr. Lincoln, but how was the play?

…that damn cancer thing

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Mildred and Jack

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Cancer Care, End of Life, Family & Disease | 5 comments

Mildred and Jack

..fear, mercy and love

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