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Oncology (INACTIVE)

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  • Goodwill Guardians

    Goodwill Guardians
    New York has George Soros. L.A. has Eli Broad. Vegas? Bet you thought everyone was busy wagering. Wrong. The city,  historically known more for carnality than compassion, has a range of denizens working not only for a better city but a better world....
  • A threat of cancer, a drastic decision

    A threat of cancer, a drastic decision
    My dad did everything he could to look his best that morning. He shaved, brushed his hair and changed into a clean shirt. I stepped into his room, where he lay on his bed, propped up with pillows. His face was pale and his eyelids heavy; an oxygen...
  • Goodbye, Chemo. Hello, Radiation. Hello, Bliss

    Goodbye, Chemo. Hello, Radiation. Hello, Bliss
    Chemo is over. Chemo is over. Chemo is over. I think this bears repeating. Chemo's over. Chemo's over. Chemo's over. I've been busy since we last visited, so let's catch up. After five of eight rounds of chemotherapy, my doctor decided my heart and...
  • The Who, What and Why Behind Her Treatment

    I thought it was high time to introduce you to the directors of this production I've been starring in, the adorable and delightful total geniuses who are saving my life: Dr. Melvin Silverstein, surgical oncologist, and Dr. James Waisman, medical...
  • That Was Then, This Is Now

    That Was Then, This Is Now
    If you are lucky, this is the way cancer treatment ends, not with a bang but a whimper. Let's see, of the treatments listed for me in November: chemo--it's done; surgery--done; radiation--done. It remained only to go see my oncologist, Dr. James Waisman,...
  • Getting So Much Better All the Time

    Getting So Much Better All the Time
    Mary Susan Herczog chronicled her battle with breast cancer in The Times from December 1997 to August 1998. Today, she updates us. * After going down the "how's this and how's that?" checklist and getting variations on "just fine, thanks" in response,...
  • A desperate injection of stem cells and hope

    A desperate injection of stem cells and hope
    Alone at his computer, drool sliding down his chin, Tom Hill searched the Internet for anything that could save him. His 55-year-old body was gradually shutting down. His muscles twitched uncontrollably. He could no longer talk, so he scribbled notes...