Desperate for cancer relief

Pain was simply the biggest discomfort he had during those last few days I cared for him.

I had just transitioned onto the inpatient wards service, taking over the patient list from one of my colleagues. I received sign-out from her saying a patient had been in the hospital for over a month, battling recurrent pain episodes from his metastatic renal cell carcinoma.

Initially, the patient came in for severe pain from …

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