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How Cancer Treatment Varies with Marital Status, and Why It Shouldn’t

Joan DelFattore, Ph.D. Professor Emerita, University of Delaware “You have no husband?” asked the oncologist, his voice full of concern. “No,” I replied. Nor do I have children or other immediate family. “Then how will you manage?” he exclaimed. The answer was a strong network of friends, cousins, colleagues, and neighbors — but when I tried to tell him that, he interrupted to describe the … Continue reading How Cancer Treatment Varies with Marital Status, and Why It Shouldn’t