Sunday, November 19, 2017
 
 
News: Page (1) of 1 - 02/02/12 Email this story to a friend. email article Print this page (Article printing at MyDmn.com).print page facebook
Professor documents cancer battle in online videos
In cancer videos, Missouri professor promotes public conversation on medicine, mortality
By The Associated Press

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) ' A Missouri professor recently diagnosed with cancer is documenting his treatment in online videos to teach others about medicine and mortality.

David Oliver, who teaches at the University of Missouri's medical school, has a form of upper throat cancer. It is considered treatable but not curable.

The 69-year-old has spent a career teaching medical students and hospital workers how to care for dying patients. Now he is using his videos to promote an unusually public conversation on medicine and mortality.



Oliver, a specialist on aging and a former health care executive, made his first video to tell colleagues about his diagnosis. When word spread on social networks, he started a video blog and made a YouTube site.


Page: 1


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 





Our Privacy Policy --- About The U.S. Daily News - Contact Us - Advertise With Us - Privacy Guidelines