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Healed by the Great Physician

O Lord my God, I cried out to You,
And You healed me. – Psalm 30:2

The good news came after a very long wait. I am cancer-free! 791 more words

Hospitals: Are They Still Places For the Sick to Get Well?

I suppose I’m incredibly lucky, having never been admitted to a hospital as an overnight patient until a few years ago. Inevitably like many cancer survivors I’ve undergone an unhappy transformation, I’ve been transformed from a hospital newbie into an experienced pro. 821 more words

Cancer Psychological Impact

He Moved Mountains For Me

August 5, the morning of my surgery, Spurgeon’s devotion said:

“We know that all things work together for good to them that love God.”

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Good ‘Old’ generation!

Yesterday was a very interesting day. I saw 4 patients who are over 70. When I started my surgical career, more than 3 decades ago, we had a fairly unwritten rule that above 50 years be careful and after 60 avoid risky surgery. 797 more words

Is Lymph Node Removal with Cancer Surgery Really Necessary?

Lymph node removal is a common practice in conventional breast cancer treatment. But is it medically necessary?  

This article was originally published on TheTruthAboutCancer.com and republished with permission. 1,169 more words

ONCOLOGY

Cancer is not a sentence. It’s a word.

I have a thing about words. For example, while they are pretty obsolete, you should know ergo and ilk and use them correctly, but never with a straight face. 927 more words

Exercise

New technique could spot ‘invisible’ ovarian tumours during surgery | Cancer Research UK

A new imaging technique could help spot ovarian tumours during surgery that are not visible to the naked eye, according to researchers (link is external) from the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands.

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New Treatments