Re: [MOL] HOpe... A message From Chicken Soup For The Soul [02850] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] HOpe... A message From Chicken Soup For The Soul



Marty, amen to that. Just another reminder of how the mind and spirit plays
such a vital role in health and recovery. Thanks for sharing this.
Christine

At 07:56 AM 27/01/99 -0800, you wrote:
>Good Morning My FRiends,
>
>Thought you would enjoy this mornings message and post. Have a great day
>and thank you Carla for your soup message as well.
>
>God Bless
>marty auslander
>
>  Hope
>  
>       As I ate breakfast one morning, I overheard two 
>  oncologists conversing. One complained bitterly, "You know, 
>  Bob, I just don't understand it. We used the same drugs, the 
>  same dosage, the same schedule and the same entry criteria. 
>  Yet I got a 22 percent response rate and you got a 74 
>  percent. That's unheard of for metastatic cancer. How do you 
>  do it?"
>       His colleague replied, "We're both using Etoposide, 
>  Platinum, Oncovin and Hydroxyurea. You call yours EPOH. I 
>  tell my patients I'm giving them HOPE. As dismal as the 
>  statistics are, I emphasize that we have a chance."
>  
>             By William M. Buchholz, M.D.
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