Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Case of the Incredible Disappearing Cancer Patients!

It’s almost 20 years since I met my first disappearing patient. A nurse in her early 40s, let’s call her Kate.  Kate was diagnosed with breast cancer. As a nurse, she had seen the results of treatments for breast cancer. She was … Continue reading

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The Strangest Secret in Modern Medicine

There’s strange secret modern medicine. One we all know, but we don’t like to think about. Let me give you a clue… How many medicines can you name that CURE a disease?

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The most Forbidden Word in Modern Medicine

There is a forbidden word in medicine. This word is gradually disappearing, actively shamed, banned to the ‘alternative’ fringes of medicine, and  replaced by newfangled, more fashionable terms. It is also being replaced, in many cases, by its opposite. The … Continue reading

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What if we found a Cure for Cancer?

What if we found a cure for cancer? Would we know? Would we recognize it? What if someone cured their cancer. Could we tell? Would we believe them? We don’t try to cure cancers.  We don’t try to cure cancer … Continue reading

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