The do-nothing dilemma

Number 80

27 October 2017 0

To treat or not to treat? Different people respond in different ways to learning they have lesions that may or may not develop into threatening cancers. Charlotte Huff talks to ‘patients’, doctors and psychologists about [more]

Dangerous Healers

Number 69

1 December 2015 1

It’s not uncommon for people diagnosed with cancer to explore how alternative practitioners might help. Some can, or at least do no harm. But the chances of running into a charlatan whose advice could be [more]

Caring for one of our own

Number 64

1 January 2015 0

When you’re caring for a patient and friend, who was recently your colleague, working out boundaries and negotiating the particular privileges and pressures of caring for them can be hard. The problem was explored in [more]

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