I don’t know if new patients meeting me are anxious about their diagnosis of cancer, fearful over the prospect of the pain and recovery associated with a major cancer operation, concerned regarding meeting a surgeon new to them for … Continue reading
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In My Hands
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
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
Cancer Care in the Future
The future of cancer care will mean more cost-effective treatments, technology that improves outcomes (not just a shiny new hammer looking for a nail), a greater focus on improved prevention and screening, and a new mindset: A Surgical Oncologist’s take on … Continue reading