Words Matter. Acronyms Matter

 An article appearing in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) from a blue ribbon panel of cancer experts organized by the NIH (National Institutes of Health) made its way into the news a few weeks ago. They attempted to redefine the word cancer by focusing on some cancers that bear the appellation of cancer but donʼt deserve the designation because they arenʼt aggressive enough. They are, in fact, too friendly or too lazy or to idle to cause real damage to humans. In…

This is The First Blog Post

This is the first post to the blog that resides on this web site. I was told I should do a blog. That made me feel young, like I was one of those young digital wiz kids, who sit in their parent’s home in their underwear and eat Cheetos while communicating with and changing the world on the internet. I’m not that, but don’t want the world to leave me behind either. I suppose I am a reasonably respectable breast…