Respectful Insolence

Archives for November 10, 2009

Rethinking cancer screening?

Here we go again. I see that the kerfuffle over screening for cancer has erupted again to the point where it’s found its way out of the rarified air of specialty journals to general medical journals and hence into the mainstream press. This is something that seems to pop up every so often, much to…

It’s about time…

Woo-hoo! I just found out late yesterday that finally–finally–our cancer center has enough H1N1 vaccine to start vaccinating its employees involved in patient care. I thought the vaccine would never get here in sufficient quantity. Later this morning I’ll be right there, getting mine. You know, I think I’ll ask the nurse for extra thimerosal.…