Most recent columns:

  • Patient Handout: Your Genetic Inheritance  A handout to help patients deal with the possibility that their cancer is hereditary.
  • Patients' Genetic Inheritance  Book review of A Cancer in the Family by Theodora Ross, MD
  • Talking with Your Children   For parents to make wise decisions about what to tell their children about their cancer (or other serious illness), they must know the advantages of telling the truth and the disadvantages of lying. (7/10/16 issue)
  • The Problem of Parents' Lies  Loving, responsible parents may be tempted to lie to their children about their illness. Here's why and what words might help parents appreciate the problems. (6/25/16 issue)

A series on managing uncertainty:  Part I: Background    Part II: Serenity   Part III: Hope    Part IV: Patient Handout

Healthy Survivorship

Personal Reflections

Book Reviews