The writer is in Stowe, Vermont, in November 2021.

I am a brain cancer doctor. I thought I understood my patients – then I had a brain tumor.

When I heard the sounds of science fiction and the bellows of an MRI scanner, all I had in mind was a close affinity for the experience. As a neuro-oncologist, I often listened to my patients’ experiences with MRI machines, from loud noises to claustrophobic abyss, and saw their anxiety preceded the results. Although I …

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