Palliative Care – Not just for Doctors

Sometimes when I recommend a Palliative Care consultation to my patients, they seem hurt and surprised, as if I’m giving up on them. Quite the opposite, I want them to have the best quality of life possible for the amount of time they have left. While...

Cancer Quacks

Unfortunately they exist, and Stanley Burzynski is a well known one. As an oncologist, it’s hard to tell cancer patients when their prognosis is poor, when medical science has nothing more to offer. I understand desperation, and wanting to find a cure, the need...