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Prognosis

Lumpectomy Rhymes with Vasectomy. Must be a Piece of Cake.

June 20, 2009

Although the possibility that I may have cancer has loomed for weeks, months if you include the time I wasted after I discovered the lump, my diagnosis takes me by such a surprise that I do not have a single question for the radiologist when she calls and gives me the biopsy result. And she doesn’t […]

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The Phone Call: You Have Cancer. Any Questions?

June 20, 2009

Friday afternoon, the day after my biopsy,  is one of those perfect summer days with a faint breeze chasing wispy white clouds across a blue sky, the kind of day when nothing bad is supposed to happen. I do not expect to hear about my biopsy. After all, when someone says 24-72 hours, it usually […]

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