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The 5-Hour Brain Tumor

“So, have you noticed anything different about your eye?” My breast cancer oncologist asked, peering at my left eye with interest. The same eye that had cancer not even a year ago. It was around noon on a Tuesday, two days before my last chemo was scheduled. “No, why?” I asked perplexed and then rushed …

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Ready. Set. Eye Cancer Surgery!

Having my eye cancer tumor removal surgery performed in a place called “The Eye and Ear Infirmary” conjured up images of the Middle Ages, iron tools, doctors in wigs and screams of pain coming from the hospital rooms. Instead, my husband dropped me off in front of a modern building in Manhattan. On the way …

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