Monthly Archives: November 2008

Esophageal Cancer 101 \ Part 5

Esophageal Cancer 101 Part 5 I pictured the progress of my husband’s disease as a gathering of dark clouds that closed off any avenue of light, clusters of heavy, tentative drops, a downpour held in suspension for months…… I’m wide … Continue reading

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Esophageal Cancer 101 \ Part 4

Esophageal Cancer 101 Part 4 It’s exactly two hours since my husband, Michael, was wheeled down the hospital corridor toward the surgical suites. Yes, they refer to them as suites, as if they are large, comfortable rooms with all the … Continue reading

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Esophageal Cancer 101 \ Part 3

Esophageal Cancer 101 Part 3 During my three-hour wait in the surgical waiting area, I argued on my cell phone with my 93-year-old father, vented to family and friends about a physician’s partner being a ‘no show’ for the surgery … Continue reading

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