Guest Blog: 5 Tips Parents/Caregivers Can Use to Help Make Cancer Less Painful for Kids: #KidsCancerPain

Pain is one of the most distressing symptoms children living with cancer experience. It can be caused by the disease, procedures and side effects of medication. Pain can be pervasive and impact every part of a child with cancer’s life. Managing this pain has been shown to have a profound impact on a child’s health […]

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Using the power of pathology

Back in the mists of pre-clinical training, I used to believe that disease states arose through disordered bodies. That illness was a disturbance of anatomy and physiology, and that by understanding the basics of normal, we could derive the pathological, and so predict the disorder and define the therapy. Then I learned of the influence […]

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Incongruous

 I’ve struggled with spelling for most of my life and in still occasionally do pronouncing terribly wrong. (For about 4 books, I pronounced Hermione “Hermy-one” in my head, instead of “Her-my-oh-knee”, for example.) So every time I see the word ‘incongruous’ I tend to get slight shivers of spelling-test related fear. It is, however, a […]

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