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  • Seeking Solid Ground

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    One day, my oncologist was in a talkative mood. He was raised Roman Catholic, but after 30 years in the lung cancer world, he knows that religion doesn't always help his patients.

    "How are you doing?" he asked. "I mean, this has to be a big test of faith."

    Now, 18 months after...

  • Visiting the Sick

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    June 21, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    You'd have no trouble finding me in the treatment area of Cedars-Sinai Cancer Center. Even from a distance, mine is the little roomlet that rings with soft laughter and the sound of -- well, yes -- a party going on.

    How dare I have fun during chemotherapy? It's not that I look...