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About this site

I am not actually a ninja. Instead, I'm a radiation oncologist on faculty at the University of Chicago and at the University of Illinois at Chicago. I do drawings about cancer, what (I imagine) it's like to be a cancer patient, and what (in reality) it's like to be a physician who treats cancer. I hope that what you learn here will help you become a better cancer fighter!

If you have questions or comments, feel free to contact me at CancerFightingNinja (at) gmail (dot) com.

 

DISCLAIMER

This site is my personal site and does not represent the views of any other medical provider or my employer.

This site and its services do not substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  No patient relationship is created by your use of this website.

Contact your physician or other health care professional concerning your medical condition, concerns, and personal health.  Do not avoid, delay, disregard professional medical advice, or delay seeking it because of something you read on this site.

ALSO, what we understand about cancer is changing fast. It's possible that what I say here will be out of date in a matter of months, if not weeks. Be aware that what I post may change quickly.

-Andrew Howard, MD

 

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