Re: [MOL] Chicken soup... Hope [00649] Medicine On Line

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Re: [MOL] Chicken soup... Hope

Now that's talking!
:) love Mam

Carla wrote:

>                                  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.
>                from Chicken Soup for the Surviving Soul
>  Copyright 1996 by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Patty Aubery &
>                          Nancy Mitchell, R.N.

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