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Tag Archives: Oncology
Researchers across the U.S. are testing out a blood test that could potentially find pieces of cancer DNA in one’s blood
For the most part, cancer biopsies tend to involve surgeons having to operate and remove pieces of wherever the suspicious cells and tissues that could be tumors might reside. According to a recent New York Times article, however, there is … Continue reading
Lorrie Moore's stories deal artfully with illness and mortality in young children
Lorrie Moore has made an appearance on this blog before for a reason. Her simple, incisive writing and her tragically everyday characters make for some very affecting pieces on life, death and sickness. Moore’s 1998 collection of short stories is … Continue reading
A longtime oncologist shares his thoughts on coping with a terminal condition and dying a "good death"
Doctor Michael Engelberg is an oncologist of 40 years, based at Cedars-Sinai medical center in Los Angeles, California. Aurora: Let’s say I’ve just been diagnosed with cancer, or another terminal illness. What should my first steps be? Dr. Engelberg: I … Continue reading