Cancer is the disease of which we dare not speak. When singer Kylie Minogue announced she had been diagnosed with a tumour, she was confronting one of the deepest taboos in society.
A pop star making public a private tragedy is not a novelty. Even so, Minogue's gesture felt extraordinarily defiant. Speaking openly about cancer causes disquiet.
Our reluctance to recognise cancer as an everyday misfortune - one that, research dictates, will afflict one in four westerners - serves to heighten the feelings of devastation and isolation experienced by sufferers. The Cancer Directory, a newbook byDrRosyDaniel, offers a guide to “holistic'‘ therapies for sufferers and encourages patients...
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