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The POWER of words

A friend recently wrote how the oncologist saying her cancer was getting ‘worse’ had a much greater impact on her than the expression that the cancer was ‘progressing’.  Cancer can make you extraordinarily sensitive to every nuisance of what the oncologist says to you.  For instance a couple of weeks ago I saw my oncologist for …

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