A note on The Cancer Act of 1939

The Cancer Act became law in 1939. It has since been amended many times, and most of its sections, clauses and provisions have been repealed or are now incorporated into other health legislation. It remains nevertheless on the statute book.

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It’s that time of year again ….

As I was driving towards the mighty Aonachs last Tuesday morning, the car radio tuned itself into the news programme of a regional station I normally never hear.

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Not giving cancer any solidity #1

The truth lies not in any difference of opposing opinions, but in a plurality emerging from the refusal to oppose opinions in any kind of abstract dichotomy – no matter how threatening they are to established knowledge.

I have been a cancer patient for more than five years now.  Continue reading “Not giving cancer any solidity #1”

Het einde van het verleden

Zo. Daar zit je te zonnen, in de sneeuw, lekker warm onder je dons, fleece en windstopper, boven op de 135ste berg die je beklommen heb, vijf jaren nadat je verteld werd dat je zou maar drie jaren nog te leven hebben, ook al je de medicatie nam, en slechts maar één zonder. Wat een wonder is dit!

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