When Cancer Treatment Re-traumatizes Survivors of Sexual Trauma
The need for trauma-sensitive cancer care.
Why I Keep Quiet About Being a Cancer Doctor
If I lie or change the subject when you ask me what I do for a living, please don’t be offended.
The Problem with the Mutation-Centric View of Cancer
Researchers need to widen their focus on the micro-environments in which cancer thrives.
How My Cancer Patient’s Scary Father Emotionally Scarred Me
It may be impossible to make people happy when you have to say or recommend things they do not want to hear.
The Kafkaesque Process of Cancer Diagnosis
Why reading Kafka’s “The Trial” might comfort patients and enrich the work of oncologists.
This Man’s Immune System Got a Cancer-killing Update
William Ludwig was almost dead when he became Patient Number One in a radical new cancer treatment, one that’s just won the endorsement of F.D.A. advisors.
How I Coaxed a Western Medicine Skeptic to Get a Biopsy
Calculated humility may be the difference between life and death.
What Medicine Is Learning from Animals That Resist Cancer
Beating cancer might come from animals that evolved defenses against it.