CASES - Stopping to Smile on the Way to Sadness

I walked into my patient's room, waving a copy of her lab work in the air. Her white blood cell counts were finally high enough for her to leave the hospital. It had taken her awhile, and this was her third try at chemo, but finally she'd reached the magic number that would get her a ticket home.

Posted on June 8, 2010 and filed under Cases, New York Times.