Courtesy of Salon.com | By Mary Elizabeth Williams | Photo by Shuttstock | Originally Published: 01.28.2018 | Posted: 01.26.2019 My … More
Another round of chemo? While it may extend your life, will it be a life worth living?
Courtesy of the New York Times | By Pam Belluck | Originally Published 07.23.2015 | Posted 04.09.2018 It is an excruciating question for … More
Greg Wise: love, cancer and the sister I adored
Courtesy of TheTimes.com | Photos by JUDE EDGINTON and GETTY Images | Originally published 02.10.2018 | Published 03.06.2018 When film … More
What to Say When You Meet the Angel of Death at a Party
We all harbor the knowledge, however covertly, that we’re going to die, but when it comes to small talk, I am the angel of death. I have seen people try to swallow their own tongue after uttering the simple words “How are you?” I watch loved ones devolve into stammering good wishes and then devastating looks of pity. I can see how easily a well-meaning but ill-placed suggestion makes them want to throw themselves into oncoming traffic.
When the Doctor’s Mother Has Cancer
It left me wondering how commonly cancer patients are treated inappropriately because they don’t have that same access, based on tests that aren’t always accurate.
Caring or curing: the importance of being honest
Courtesy of TheConversation.com | By Ranjana Srivastava | Photo by Michal Porebiakv| Originally Published 11.22.2011 | Posted 12.22.2017 TALKING ABOUT … More
Palliative Chemo Can Make It More Likely You’ll Die In The ICU
Courtesy of NPR.org | By Nancy Shute | Photo by Gerry Broome/AP | Originally Published 03.04.2014 | Posted 12.11.2017 Cancer … More
Facing the final stage of life
Courtesy of Cancer.org | Posted 12.05.2017 Some people have cancer that no longer responds to treatment and must face the fact that … More
She wanted her dying dad to walk her down the aisle — so she moved the wedding to the hospital
Courtesy of the Washington Post | By Amy B. Wang | Originally Published 11.22.2017 | Posted 11.24.2017 A large … More
Fear of talking about dying ‘leading to thousands of traumatic hospital deaths’
Courtesy of TheIndependent.com | By Katie Forster | Originally Published 04.27.2017 | Posted 10.14.2017 Cancer charity says there is a … More