Tag Archives: Cancer Treatment

Medical tourism

Kozlova Liudmyla Mykolaiv, Ukraine   Doctor with stethoscope and globe in his hand. Photo by Jernej Furman. Via Flickr. CC BY 2.0. Medical tourism is a highly profitable industry that offers a range of medical procedures, highly specialized medical services, and tourism opportunities. It combines travel for health and medical services with recreational tourism. While […]

Redefining the war on cancer

Justin Shea Ontario, Canada   The Battlefield of Cancer Treatment. Private Collection by Timamit, Mar 13, 2017. Ever since Richard Nixon declared war on cancer in 1971, the public has been convinced that the only way to deal with the disease is through combat1.  But after forty years with destructive remedies such as chemo and immunological […]

Graphic medicine

Ian Williams Wales, United Kingdom   Mom’s cancer by Brian Fies Introduction In case you have not noticed, graphic novels have been cropping up in literary reviews that would have previously been the reserve of prose. Thanks to the UK broadsheet newspapers, which have been championing the graphic form for a good 10 years or […]