Practising cancer diagnostics in the subjunctive mood

@inproceedings{Frumer2017PractisingCD,
  title={Practising cancer diagnostics in the subjunctive mood},
  author={Michal Frumer},
  year={2017}
}
The paper explores the management of uncertainty, when watching the possible development of signs of lung cancer at a lung cancer outpatient clinic. Based on ethnographic fieldwork at a clinic in Denmark, it is presented how potential signs of lung cancer, termed nodules, on people’s lungs call to be managed due to the hope and aspirations of alleviating cancer and cancer related suffering. The paper suggests that the significance of the uncertainties of lung nodules is tried out by watching… CONTINUE READING

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