October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, but every month is the right time for preventative medicine (schedule that physical and mammogram!) For me, this is a milestone year, with daily Facebook reminders that my high school classmates are turning the big 5-0. As we start this wonderful “second half”of the game of life, more and more of us are facing the challenge of a cancer diagnosis.
As a family doctor, I have too often seen the deer-in-the-headlights look on my patient’s face as I shared the difficult news of a cancer diagnosis. Each time, I feel like time stops … Read more