The Art of Medicine — Agate eyes

I retire to an empty examination room to review the chart. An entry from 2 years back jogs my memory. This woman had learned she has breast cancer midway through her last pregnancy. She elected to forgo treatment and carry her baby to term. Radiation and chemotherapy were started immediately after the birth of the child. It had been a rocky course. I close the chart, walk down the hallway, and rap gently on the examination room door. more»

Interested readers can now access my latest Art of Medicine column — Agate eyes — recently published in the Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Please note that all of my previously published Art of Medicine pieces can now be accessed here.