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Bob McEachern

Bob McEachern
Bob McEachern was diagnosed with Follicular Lymphoma in 2008. After a summer of unshakeable bronchitis that turned to pneumonia, a chest scan showed swollen lymph nodes that were given a 10% chance of being cancer. A few months later, a swollen node in his hip was biopsied, and that 10% chance turned into 100%. Follicular Lymphoma, a subtype of Non Hodgkin Lymphoma, is indolent (slow-growing) and incurable (but treatable). Read more

a doctor arrogantly talking to a patient and not listening to the patient

Docsplaining

I recently came across a great hashtag on Twitter: #docsplaining. It comes from the word “mansplaining.” That word has been