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Illustration by Keith Negley

"My doctors are trying to poison me.”
 
These are the words not of a paranoid schizophrenic but of a clear-minded journalist named Leroy Sievers. Five years after being diagnosed with colon cancer, Sievers, increasingly aware that he would not survive the disease, began documenting his experience in a National Public Radio blog called My Cancer. In it, he related his struggles with the disease’s often-debilitating treatment. read more