Cancer and hope

By Ruth Laugesen In Commentary

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18th June, 2011
No one knows better than investment banker Rob Cameron how quickly a life can flip. Last October, Cameron, 61, began the day apparently fit and healthy apart from a very sore thumb. But the routine medical appointment at 10.00am to look at his thumb had by day’s end escalated into an x-ray, then another x-ray, then a full body CAT scan. By 4.00pm, Cameron was staring at a scan showing a lesion on his left lung. The inference was clear: cancer had travelled from his lungs to the bone in his thumb, and was now circulating throughout his body. Five days later at Auckland’s Mercy­Ascot ...

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