I Am With You

I have been invited to contribute to I Am with YOU: Love Letters to Cancer Patients. The book is in its final editing stages and should go to press pretty soon. I am passionate about this because I have been living with cancer for almost 18 years now and have learned a lot about how […]

What Happened To Medical Choice?

When I had bladder cancer more than sixteen years ago, I was told that the “gold standard” of medical treatment for this type of cancer was radical cystectomy.  This is a surgical procedure that removes the cancerous bladder and replaces it with an artificial bladder. One of the surgeons I consulted said, “It’s a piece […]