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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 41–45.
Published: 01 November 2006
... will often suppress the urge to vomit and two, after thyroid surgery, if you do vomit because the washcloth didn’t work, it hurts like hell, and finally, the lump they removed wasn’t benign. “It was cancer, but we’re pretty sure we got it all. Thyroid cancer is very rare...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 28–36.
Published: 01 May 2022
... will perform a resection minnesota review 98 (2022) DOI 10.1215/00265667-9563737 © 2022 Laurie Woodford 28 Woodford 29 of my mother s liver to remove a cancerous tumor. There s concern the cancer has spread to her lymph nodes and lungs. The handrails on the sides of her bed are down, the wheels locked in place...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 48.
Published: 01 May 2015
... on the water. All women are a one in eight chance of breast cancer, the body a representation of risk, disease the message and the messenger. The body loves anger more than living. You wouldn’t ask birds to stop flocking like fish, like choreographed machinery. Listen...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 9–23.
Published: 01 May 2015
... the cancer is back and has spread. “There are some experimental treatments you could try,” he says, “but in your case, Adrian, I don’t think they’d work and they’d make you very, very sick.” I feel this liquid pressure in my cheeks right beneath my eyes so I close them. Now it’s like the time I...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 7–13.
Published: 01 November 2006
... 2003, Lillian learned that she had ovarian cancer. Following a course of surgery and chemotherapy, she returned to work, and she remained active through a brief recurrence in mid-2005. She and her doctors all thought that she had beaten the cancer. In June 2006, however, she...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 7–8.
Published: 01 November 2009
... with the massive, seasoned- oak, hand-hewn timbers. Bents seated on a dry-stacked foundation, he remained square and plumb with his precision-fit braces long after the cancer and chemotherapy splintered, loosened, and weathered gray his rough-cut pine board...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 48.
Published: 01 November 2010
..., profits trickling in six weeks a year like the tingle of an amputee’s phantom limb. Yet another narrator tells us the patron saint of cancer, St. Peregrine, was healed by a vision of Christ, but there is no Holy Ghost willing to heal an amputee. Do you think the body...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 22.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and curse the poor, there’s oil on the water sin in the river, cancer in the meat and cup, the body of Jesus is sweet he teaches us how to die minnesota review 82 (2014) DOI 10.1215/00265667-2409901  © 2014 Jay Udall 22 ...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 11–12.
Published: 01 November 2006
... night after A failed foray to the Fred Meyers Gallery of cheap watches I sat alone in the dark And wept. What a dumbass, I thought. Too much cancer And I was doing nothing, Not even getting myself a watch. Too often there is nothing to be done But wait...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (99): 25–26.
Published: 01 November 2022
... in her room sleeping. says her husband just lost his best friend (cancer), says she doesn t want to hurt him anymore, hurt them anymore. she asks would i sleep with her, i don t think of customer service the same way i say no thank you because she is drunk (couldn t handle the truth), and she is quiet...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 20–23.
Published: 01 November 2017
... dreamed it real. minnesota review 89 (2017) DOI 10.1215/00265667-4175845  © 2017 Charlotte Covey 20   21 iv. cancer we watched the moon, forgetting it’s only full once a month. i remember your voice...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 7–8.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Shaindel Beers © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Shaindel Beers “HA!” There’s so much wrong with a country where a woman dying of ovarian cancer has to work forty hours a week at Dollar General; and with the stock boy...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 46–53.
Published: 01 November 2013
... was in elementary school I’d slink up two floors to the pediatric oncology wing and have wheel­ chair races with the casualties of childhood cancer; I remember the Nović  51 thrill of navigating the deserted hallways without permission. So I leave Benny to his...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 65–79.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., a way of closing our ears to what art has to teach us. But there are times when we cannot do without it, and I engage in it myself when I link Freud’s theory of sexual difference to his jaw cancer and his fear of death. While I was working on Flesh of My Flesh, I also discovered yet...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (92): 73–94.
Published: 01 May 2019
... for Rural Areas .” New York Times , October 19 . Kelling George L. Wilson James Q. 1982 . “ Broken Windows: The Police and Neighborhood Safety .” Atlantic , March . www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1982/03/broken-windows/304465/ . Leary Warren E. 1994 . “ Cancer...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 33–41.
Published: 01 November 2010
... poisoning myself and getting sick like her. She blames her cancer on everything: this building, this neighborhood, her cell phone, poverty. She’s been sick forever. She told me Kenny, her teenage son, gets mad at her for dying on him. Sometimes I hear them fighting. Once I even heard...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 7–8.
Published: 01 November 2006
... there a few years before. Fred moved east in 1985, to Trinity College in Hartford, CT, and at points directed the creative writing program and helped found the film studies program. He died, of cancer that he had fought for a number of years, in Hartford on 29 November 2005. Fred started...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 8–9.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in 1985, to Trinity College in Hartford, CT, and at points directed the creative writing program and helped found the film studies program. He died, of cancer that he had fought for a number of years, in Hartford on 29 November 2005. Fred started publishing fiction during the late 1970s...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 9–10.
Published: 01 November 2006
... in 1985, to Trinity College in Hartford, CT, and at points directed the creative writing program and helped found the film studies program. He died, of cancer that he had fought for a number of years, in Hartford on 29 November 2005. Fred started publishing fiction during the late 1970s...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 31–41.
Published: 01 November 2019
... an average child in a mid- dle-class household who goes on to a state university to receive average grades. I wanted to retire modestly and live in a perfectly acceptable adult care home with mediocre food where I would eventually die of something banal like old age, maybe, or one of the types of cancer...