This is not a new blog piece, but a sincere thank you to all for the support and positive, thoughtful comments about “In My Hands”, which was released by the Hachette Book Group on May 22. I deeply appreciate all … Continue reading
Category Archives: liver cancer
What are the odds?
Driving along the streets of your town or city, or down the major or minor highways throughout America, you will eventually encounter a billboard encouraging you to buy a lottery ticket to win the fantastic sum of money invariably displayed … Continue reading
I’m Still Around, Doc!
We live in a remarkable time of advances in science and medicine. The human genome has been sequenced and mapped. Materials and drugs on a nanoscale are being designed and developed to treat cancer, infectious diseases, and other human medical … Continue reading
I’ll Play This Hand
Recently, as I do numerous times every week, I knocked on a clinic exam room door, opened it, and walked in. The tall cowboy put his hands on his knees and slowly unfolded himself from the chair. He gave me … Continue reading
That Thing was Growing Inside Me?
Sensory abilities and acuity vary drastically from person to person. Some people have partial or complete loss of one or more of their five primary senses. They must adapt to the world around them using their remaining neurosensory capabilities. The … Continue reading
The Long Walk
I took the long walk today. The long walk from the operating room to the frozen section pathology suite to the physician’s locker room (to grab my white coat) to a consultation room in the surgical waiting area. The family … Continue reading