Tag Archives: Longer

‘No Longer a Disease for Our Moms and Grandmas’: Women on Early Breast Cancer

At the age of 41, Jenny Rose Ryan was shocked to learn she had breast cancer. In a recent Styles column, Jenny, a writer, editor and communications consultant in the Pacific Northwest, shared the story of her diagnosis with ductal carcinoma in situ, or D.C.I.S., and the emotions that followed. The piece inspired dozens of… Read More »

Longer Looks: Can Patients Refuse Doctors Because Of Race?; Out-Of-Control Tooth-Filled Tumors; Greed, Betrayal And Medical Misconduct

Each week, KHN finds interesting reads from around the Web. The New York Times: Should Patients Be Allowed To Choose — Or Refuse — Doctors By Race Or Gender? Is it ethical for patients to want their bigotry to be accommodated? That’s an easy question: no, because expressing bigotry isn’t ethical. The harder question is… Read More »