This week marks the American Cancer Society’s 37th annual Great American Smokeout (GAS).
Dr. Metz talks about how caring for cancer patients has affected his life.
I’m often asked how to be a friend to someone with cancer. I generally answer this question by encouraging them to be good listeners and to be present for their friend in every sense of the word. The best friends are what I describe as “groundhog friends.” Remember the movie Groundhog Day with Bill Murray? [...]
Dr. Vapiwala discusses the Affordable Care Act and access to healthcare.
I sometimes get asked various versions of this question: “My father has advanced cancer, but they don’t seem to be treating him very aggressively. Why aren’t they doing surgery to remove the metastases in his lungs and liver?”