Undocumented immigrants often wait too long to seek medical care. Oncology nurse Mark Ryan shares an unlikely story of an undocumented immigrant who received free care from a Harvard-educated neurosurgeon with a similar background.
Mark Ryan, RN, is not worried about the impact of climate change on the weather, but on skin cancer, which he knows first-hand. A decrease in stratospheric ozone requires stringent environmental regulations to prevent cancer, he says.
Mark Ryan, RN, emphasizes the importance of communication between doctors and patients, using as an example the stressful time his wife Anabel had because of miscommunication related to the results of a CT scan.