CancerDoc Blog: “Denmark”


Saturday, March 20, 2010″Denmark”
R.N. just died.
She was my first breast cancer patient out of fellowship and training. My first breast cancer patient where I was the “doctor”. No backup. Nobody to turn to for advice. I write the orders, I explain the side effects. I hold the hands.
She was only 33 years old when she was diagnosed 4 years ago.
She and her husband had just moved from Denmark only months before for his company. Something with maritime equipment that brought him to the mid-Atlantic…    read more