You Are Not Your Cancer!

As a Physician and Psychosocial Oncologist for over fifty years, I sit with my “patient-teachers” who have taught me about the nobility of what it means to be human. I have learned from patients about the healing power of love. They have taught me to accept life with all its beauty and with all its thorns. They have instilled in me that fear is the enemy of love.  And perhaps most importantly, love is the absence of fear.

Fear is a product of our mind.  The mind informs the brain and the brain responds to fear’s threat.  In turn, the brain produces chemicals that prepare the body to react to each given stress.
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