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On Being a Rebel and Going Against Medical Advice
February 22, 2016
Hi Bonnie, Thank you for sharing your very important experience with all of us. I agree with you completely....ultimately the decision of continuing or discontinuing treatment is up to the patient. Having a doctor who is willing to take the time to have a genuine and sometimes difficult conversation with a patient about this subject is a real gift. I am a survivor of Stage III, metastatic uterine cancer. I had the surgery but chose not to do the chemo/radiation after surgery. My prognosis was not good an I was told that because my cancer was metastic it was not curable. My oncologist became very upset with me, shaking his finger in my face and said to me emphatically "if you do ...

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