Tag Archives: cancer

A Disease With Perks

… but you have to look for them. by Alan Sanderson, MD I have been thinking about cancer lately, for two reasons. The first was the story I wrote about my aunt Steffanie. The second reason is a blog I recently … Continue reading

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Where Is the Pavilion?

A story of family faith and tragedy. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD My grandfather wrote in his autobiography: “Sometimes a storm seems to blow up out of nowhere, a tiny cloud on the horizon which brings rain, hail, and winds … Continue reading

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Christmas on Call

Be grateful for every Christmas you can spend with your family. by Alan Sanderson, MD This month I made a recording of “Away in a Manger” with my wife and kids. This is one of my favorite Christmas carols because … Continue reading

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We Signed Up For This

In professional work and in life, a little perspective goes a long way. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD During my medical internship I was required to spend a month working in the emergency department. On one of my overnight shifts … Continue reading

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Mormon Doctoring

A few thoughts about how my religion influences my work as a doctor. by Alan B. Sanderson, MD Recently I had an interesting experience in the middle of a busy clinic day. I had fallen behind on my appointment schedule … Continue reading

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