The Value of Health Data — Clinical Trials

The Value of Health Data — Clinical TrialsUdeMNouvelles — Université de MontréalLast year, when we first began helping cancer patients collect their medical records, I had a conversation with the wife of a cancer patient to gage her interest in having her husband’s cancer records.He was just getting ready to begin chemotherapy for liver cancer, and she...

Ikigai: A Reason for Being

In late 2011, my father was diagnosed with late stage multiple myeloma. Thus marked the beginning of a long, two year battle-not only against cancer but to reclaim human dignity. Anyone experiencing serious illness lives through the burden of an undignified experience; it is a consequence of our reasonable expectation...