|Other titles||Poems & thoughts by B.J. Turner, a cancer survivor.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||73 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||73|
January 7, by Musings of a Cancer Research Advocate I’m not sorry to say good-bye to It was a cruel year during which we lost several beloved patient advocates, who were wrenched away from their families, their friends, and so many loved ones by the monstrous, hydra-headed beast, cancer. I’ve always loved this quote, and it seemed the perfect way to begin my newest blog postings on the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC)’s Contributor’s Page. Those who regularly read my blog here know that in my roles as a cancer research advocate, patient, and cancer survivor, I’m always deeply concerned about anything that interferes with evidence . Musings: Dealing With Cancer & Other Serious Illnesses Created Oct 5, , filed in All Journey Phases, Breast Cancer. My First Book! Musings: Dealing With Cancer and Other Serious Illnesses A Compilation of Reflections, Insights, and Inspirations Musings: Dealing With Cancer and Other Serious Illnesses A Compilation of Reflections. In an attempt to improve things, I now book every 30 minutes, and double book emergencies or quicker visits. This is unusual, most primary care providers book every 15 minutes and double book those. Moving a patient through the office quickly takes a lot of cooperation between the reception and back office (nursing) staff.
A s I write this at the end of the year, "Best Books" lists are coming out. I always enjoy matching my favorites against those of the reviewers for the New York Times and similar worthies. Which books are a person's favorites tells you a great deal about what type of books that person likes. The "best books" lists are, if you will, psychology tests as much as sober judgments. Then I am sent with a my orders and patient stickers up to the first floor to go to the infusion section of the cancer center (my oncologist is in the basement – kindly called the “lower level” by the soothing female robotic voice in the elevator). I am greeted by a nurse and I sit in a reclining chair and get the show on the road. My patient mix comes in waves—some months it is mostly women with breast cancer struggling with adjuvant endocrine therapy or men in the aftermath of surgery for prostate cancer. These past two months, it has been young adults, and my heart has taken a beating. I remembered this book recently when reading about the planned, and Draconian, budget cuts for the CDC. 6. The Hot Zone, by Robert Preston (). This book about Ebola virus gave me the heebie-jeebies when I first read it. 7. My .
Musings by OZ My Cancer Trip-Traveling-Food-Life and other such nonsense (#12) COLLYWOBBLES and CANCER There is all kinds of fun stuff that a cancer patient has to endure that has the potential of bringing on depression. Waiting for test results is always a bummer, a cancer patient spends a lot of time waiting for the next test or biopsy. Nikhil Autar is an ex cancer patient, current medical student and cancer researcher, and also CEO of a startup social enterprise that’s saving lives (find out how at )! Check out his YouTube channel, feel free to get in touch by filling in this form, and follow him on social! Facebook. Instagram. Twitter. Musings for patient strategy during Covid 19 Epidemic A major fallout of the global shutdown and the Covid scare has been the relative neglect of patients suffering from cancer. Guidelines have been written by several societies to ensure that the hospitals remain empty to prepare for the deluge of Covid patients and India has been no. Cancer Musings I am a naturopathic physician in Arizona specializing in homeopathy, and also a stage 4 colon cancer patient. I am using this blog to have a place to explore and document my personal thoughts and feelings about my cancer journey, its .