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Well, at any rate she got a variety of treatments,
but it was always a little late. Her surgeon instead of
putting her on a regimen of drugs fast was very slow about
first giving her radiation and then giving her drugs, and
no matter what I would say or do I couldn't seem to get any
action at Memorial of an intelligent nature.
Is that where she had her operation?
She was there in the beginning, yes. I really found
I didn't have anybody that I could appeal to that was deeply
interested in her proper treatment. That's really because
while they have great interest in research there, they are
not gifted with great clinicians there that I could find.
But anyway she did get the Cooper regiman, finally, and
she was stabilized for quite a while, and then she moved
to Aberdeen to be with her son and to have a house for her
mother, and she was enjoying life there when the thing began
to recur and kept getting worse.
She was a marvelous fighter, she was very intelligent,
and a darling person.
She was a charming woman.
A charming person, and an unbelievable loss to me,
really, terrible, because she not only was a marvelous
secretary -- she did “The Major Causes of Death and Disability”
book -- and when I was away she would work on that, and she
really had all the facts together. We were the only people
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