Life & Health

Healing hate

Posted by on Dec 17, 2015 in Life & Health | 6 comments

Healing hate

…hope for life.

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Terrorism is Cancer

Posted by on Nov 15, 2015 in Community, Featured, Life & Health | 2 comments

Terrorism is Cancer

…anger, pain and fear

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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 went into practice, I took an intensive review...

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Terror; the Worm at the Core

Posted by on Aug 10, 2015 in Education, End of Life, General Medicine | 4 comments

Terror; the Worm at the Core

:Book review

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Legacy

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Featured, Life & Health | 6 comments

Legacy

              Sand water slips through gnarled fingers. On perfect tiny toes, a small castle rises. No windows or doors, the frail construction covers pure skin, runs up shin, touches knee. In the seashore heat, it would dry. There is no time. The sea washes all away. The foot is clean, as in the beginning. He laughs. The wave recedes, we create, again.

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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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