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I know exactly what you are talking about with Dr. N. We have to mentally prepare for our visits to him. It takes weeks to recover emotionally & mentally from our appts. I said EXACTLY the same thing-he was destroying the quality of our lives. My 25 yr old son was diagnosed in May w/a grade 3 anaplastic oligodendroglioma, & given 3 to 5 yrs. Friends we had in the medical field said not to select a dr by personality. Select one who is the best & don't be hung up on bedside manner. But without hope....what do you have? I'm frantic to try to keep my son's morale up & to help him maintain some hope. Thank God we have a huge circle of friends & family, along with an amazing church family. It's taking everything we have to combat the negative effects from Dr N's comments.Thank you for your post, & God bless you! Drs are not gods. They give us their OPINION, based on their interpretation of facts & case histories. But they don't KNOW.
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