RE: [MOL] Chicken soup... Hope [00652] Medicine On Line


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RE: [MOL] Chicken soup... Hope



Amen,  good sisters!

Love,

Martha

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From:  owner-mol-cancer@lists.meds.com on behalf of Wayne & Marianne Rose
Sent:  Friday, February 05, 1999 9:46 AM
To:  mol-cancer@lists.meds.com
Subject:  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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