Chemotherapy: A Senior Surgeon’s Personal Challenge

Chemotherapy: A Senior Surgeon’s Personal Challenge VIEWPOINT Chemotherapy: A Senior Surgeon’s Personal Challenge Philip H. Gordon, M.D. Montreal, Quebec, Canada t has been a long time since I have put pen to paper. This My perceptive 3-year–old grandson even asked his moth- is different from my many years as an academic sur- er, “Is Zaidie sick? He is sleeping all the time.” Igeon, when abundant writing was part of my daily life, The major thrust of this missive is to encourage physi- whether writing a manuscript for a peer-reviewed journal, a cians who are managing patients on any kind of chemo- research protocol, or a book chapter or book. I believed that therapeutic protocol to familiarize themselves with the when I received my diagnosis of metastatic pancreatic can- active agents so that they can accurately and more com- cer 1 year ago, my writing days were over. However, I have pletely explain them to their patients and thus provide a been prodded by colleagues and friends to document from more informed consent. Words do matter. I believe that it the other side of the fence, if you will, about my personal ex- is imperative for physicians to inform themselves so that perience of the nature http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Diseases of the Colon & Rectum Wolters Kluwer Health

Chemotherapy: A Senior Surgeon’s Personal Challenge

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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© The ASCRS 2018
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0012-3706
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1530-0358
D.O.I.
10.1097/DCR.0000000000001040
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VIEWPOINT Chemotherapy: A Senior Surgeon’s Personal Challenge Philip H. Gordon, M.D. Montreal, Quebec, Canada t has been a long time since I have put pen to paper. This My perceptive 3-year–old grandson even asked his moth- is different from my many years as an academic sur- er, “Is Zaidie sick? He is sleeping all the time.” Igeon, when abundant writing was part of my daily life, The major thrust of this missive is to encourage physi- whether writing a manuscript for a peer-reviewed journal, a cians who are managing patients on any kind of chemo- research protocol, or a book chapter or book. I believed that therapeutic protocol to familiarize themselves with the when I received my diagnosis of metastatic pancreatic can- active agents so that they can accurately and more com- cer 1 year ago, my writing days were over. However, I have pletely explain them to their patients and thus provide a been prodded by colleagues and friends to document from more informed consent. Words do matter. I believe that it the other side of the fence, if you will, about my personal ex- is imperative for physicians to inform themselves so that perience of the nature

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Diseases of the Colon & RectumWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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