By Ariel E Pollock, MD, Radiation Oncologist Redefining common perceptions of radiation “Radiation” is a scary word to a lot of people. People grow up learning that radiation is harmful to the body and it is something that should be avoided. They learned about the Chernobyl nuclear accident and then saw the HBO miniseries about […]
By Ariel E Pollock, MD, Radiation Oncologist By Ariel E Pollock, Inspire Radiation Oncologist How to manage your narrative (and sanity) when telling others you have cancer You just found out that you have cancer. Maybe you just found out the results of a biopsy. Maybe you just had surgery, and it was found then.
By Ariel E Pollock, MD, Radiation Oncologist “So you’re a radiologist?” Not quite….I’m a radiation oncologist. I treat cancer, or other tumors and some benign conditions, with radiation. Once a patient is diagnosed with cancer or once there is suspicion that they may have cancer, they are going to be scheduled with a multitude of