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PREPARING FOR THE SILVER TSUNAMI AND THE IMPACT OF AN AGING POPULATION ON CANCER CARE

Preparing for the ‘Silver Tsunami’ and the Impact of an Aging Population on Cancer Care By Jimmie Holland, MD, and Mindy Greenstein, PhD Geriatric oncology must take the lead in planning ahead

Read The Directions First

Read The Directions First La Dolce Vita (A Recipe) For The ‘Sweet Life’   Over our lives, we develop quite a palette for the bountiful buffet of personalities out there. We learn

The State of Cancer Care In America 2015-Annual Report by American Society of Clinical Oncology

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FOREWORD

FOREWORD On Becoming a Cancer Survivor Cancer is an intensely personal experience. Yet it routinely involves a variety of social interactions with family, friends, coworkers, and employers. Th e diagnosis of cancer

AN ONCOLOGIST AS A CANCER SURVIVOR

Editor’s Note: What does the cancer patient know that the oncologist cannot? The patient, unlike the oncologist, knows first-hand the life-changing effects — and indignities — of having cancer, unless the oncologist

DEPRESSION IN CANCER PATIENTS

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/830602?src= The study also found that major depression is substantially more common in cancer patients than in the general population. The researchers, led by Jane Walker, MBChB, PhD, a consultant psychiatrist at

ANOTHER PHYSICIAN ONCOLOGIST PATIENT STORY

My book is perfect for the great truths espoused here. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/842879?src=wnl_edit_specol&uac=39323CX I am also a cancer survivor and a retired USAF Colonel  Oncologist and Professor  of Medicine and the author of When

SNOW JOB

Snow Job     It snowed in my clinic today. How strange? The forecast for the Oncology clinic was once again for increasing periods of foggy depression with precipitation sure to follow.

Cancer Stories That Warm the Heart: The Quality of Mercy

The Quality of Mercy In the “The Merchant of Venice” by William Shakespeare, Portia, a brilliant Shakespearean heroine, impersonates a lawyer and pleads that mercy be granted a debtor in default to

SUSPICION OF A CANCER DIAGNOSIS PART IV/IV

Own the disease and your reaction. Do not become the caretaker of others who swoon or swing  into inappropriate and certainly not helpful reactions over your news. This is your life. This