Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Remco Havermans

  • Eating with my daughter and her cancer

    Remco Havermans Maastricht, Netherlands   “Can I get you anything to eat sweetie?” “No thanks.” “Sweetie, are you sure?” “Perhaps I’ll like an apple,” my daughter replies without looking at the nurse. That was an hour ago. She still hasn’t finished the apple the nurse brought her and I’m worried. It’s early in the evening…