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Unformatted text preview: air of supreme confidence that left each patient firmly optimistic about his or her condition. I watched fascinated as the doctors we were assigned to examined patients lymph nodes and administered bone marrow tests to determine which stage their cancers had reached. Although most had already progressed to later stages, the doctors did what they could, assigning the patients who could benefit from it to chemotherapy or radiation treatment. Most of the time, however, the doctors I saw were only able to answer their patients pleading looks with kind words and a sigh of frustration that they had waited so long to seek treatment. Despite the obvious differences...
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2010 for the course ENGL 101 taught by Professor Tucker during the Fall '04 term at Austin CC.
- Fall '04