Who is seen to be the ‘expert’? – New Role of a Doctor – the ‘patient’

The medically trained GP or medical oncologist – Is it possible to expect that any one person can possibly access and then retain all that is needed for all types of conditions? This is where the Internet has liberated the general population. Looking for age adjusted long term rates of survival may be problematic, but I suspect that …

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Characteristics of a Cancer Patient/Self Help

Dr Ruth Cilento, whose great book “Heal Cancer” is available from http://www.ruthcilento.com/heal_cancer.htm As is stated on her site ‘This is not alternative medicine, it is the basic physiological way to go.’ Dr Cilento in ‘Heal Cancer’ (sorry my library is all packed up, having been earthquaked, so I have no idea what page)  suggests these are the characteristics of …

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What is Cancer?

I have put myself in the position I would find myself as a nearly 60 yo woman in the First World, who discovers she has a fairly common cancer (non Hodgkins lymphoma).  In this last year, a dear friend has begun this very journey: a sister – hers with breast cancer; so this topic has been close to my …

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