When I was hospitalized after my nephrectomy, I joked I felt like a monkey on display in the circus. Especially when I was in ICU, which was very comfortable for the record as far as these things go, my room “door” was sliding glass doors, so I could see when the doctors and residents were congregating outside my room, discussing my case. 635 more words
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WHEN it comes to cancer, many healthcare professionals advocate early detection to increase the chances of successful treatment. In reality, this is hardly the case. Although there are no Malaysian-centric statistics, research has shown that almost 50% of cancer patients in Britain are diagnosed late, making treatment less likely to succeed and reducing their chances of survival. 663 more words
Oh, yes! This was my very first indication that I had kidney cancer. Here’s part of my story…
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April 28 2006 I picked up my husband for a biopsy and took him to an outpatient surgical center.