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Oliver Sacks On His Treatment And "General Feeling Of Disorder" Oliver Sacks On His Treatment And "General Feeling Of Disorder"

In the April 23rd issue of the New York Review of Books, Oliver Sacks – who, in January of this year, learned that his liver was overrun by metastatic cancer – writes with characteristic skill on the shifts in constitution that frequently accompany illness, treatment, and convalescence.

How A Terminal Illness Can Change Your Perception Of Time How A Terminal Illness Can Change Your Perception Of Time

Last week, Paul Kalanithi – a writer and new dad, who recently completed his residency in neurosurgery at Stanford – died from metastatic lung cancer. In this video, released last month, Kalanithi addresses the "strange relativity" that accompanied his diagnosis.

This Funeral Director Can Teach You A Lot About Embracing Death This Funeral Director Can Teach You A Lot About Embracing Death

Caleb Wilde, a sixth-generation mortician and creator of the hugely popular blog Confessions Of A Funeral Director, has a unique perspective on death – but he's trying to change that.

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