My Stupid Thyroid, And My Fraught Decision To Monitor My Cancer Rather Than Cut It Out
I want to find an endocrinologist who will agree to monitor my nodule, rather than insist that I get my thyroid out. Boston is a health care mecca. Surely there are doctors who are up on the latest watch-and-wait approach. It's complicated.
Ending 'The War' And Giving Up 'The Fight': How Not To Talk About Cancer
An aspiring oncologist calls for ending the use of battle analogies -- war, fight, defeat -- when discussing cancer, and instead having more nuanced and difficult conversations and focusing on "hoping for the best but preparing for the worst."