Tragic optimism: Finding hope in a hopeless situation

Not long ago, my sister went to the doctor with a sore back. She came home with stage IV lung cancer that had metastasised to her pleura and brain. Her oncologist talks a promising game of novel gene therapy and clinical trials, but the stats are less optimistic. Most people with her diagnosis don’t surviveContinue reading “Tragic optimism: Finding hope in a hopeless situation”