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Busted! Breast cancer, money and the media. Part eleven: The story of Abigail Adams How the California Cancer Registry fails women

In his classic book, “The Wounded Storyteller: Body, Illness, and Ethics,” sociologist Arthur W. Frank observes from his experience as a cancer patient, “The physician becomes the spokesperson for the disease, and the ill person’s stories come to depend heavily on repetition of what the physician has said.” He points out that doctors often rely […]