Living with Cancer: A Physician's Perspective


Nearly 10 million people are living with a diagnosis of cancer. As detection and treatments improve, many types of cancer have shifted from acute to chronic diseases, and some are even curable. This is a time of unusual excitement in the field of oncology, thanks to new treatments that hold the promise of making long, full lives with cancer far more common. In her work at the MGH Department of Radiation Oncology at Emerson Hospital, Dr. Schoenthaler has treated cancer patients for 25 years and has watched the field explode with new research. Both caring physician and eloquent communicator, she will share her insights into these promising developments. Please note: New date Thursday, April 12.


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