|What Caught Our Eye (WCOE), April 28, 2017
What Caught Our Eye is our week-in-review blog series, where we recap the cancer policy articles, studies, and stories that caught our attention.
Affordable Care Act
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) April 27, 2017
— Liz Szabo (@LizSzabo) April 26, 2017
Coping with Cancer
Dealing With an Ostomy https://t.co/odKso1fUyW
— NYTimes Well (@nytimeswell) April 27, 2017
“Six days after an unremarkable lumpectomy, I had rushed to the local hospital, not so much because of pain but out of concern. I had been eating and drinking as usual, but what was going in was not coming out.
I cursed my faulty plumbing — an operation for ovarian cancer had produced infections and then, in 2009, an ileostomy. I’m one of about half a million Americans whose body wastes are collected in disposable external pouches. And now the pouch was clean and empty, which was a problem.”
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