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John W. Wilson 1949-2009 - Forgot to ask his doctor everything he wanted to ask him.
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"It's the mark of Cain, but it's benign."
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"I'm afraid you have only three minutes to live."
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"Well, now that you have it, you can stop worrying about getting it."
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"This will buy you four months.
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'I'd better run some tests... It could be cancer.'
'Hmm...yes, I'm afraid it is a sign of cancer.'
'It doesn't look good. He's writing a farewell blog.'
Doctor to man: 'Laughter is the best medicine, but it's not covered in your health plan.'
'It doesn't look good, Bob!'
'Okay, Mom. I'm sorry I re-gifted one of the kidneys you gave me.'
'I was such a good student that I skipped a year in medical school - but that's why I never learned about kidneys.'
"Your prognosis is tied to the outcome of the election."
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'A harmless mole - but keep an eye on it.'
'I have good news and bad news. The good news, you're not a hypochondriac...'
"I'm confident he'll pull through. The tests show there is plenty of fight left in him."
"You're a lucky man - a little bit to the left and you'd be a goner."
'Don't believe everything you read on the net.'
"I'm afraid it's two, three months, tops, before you're all pants."
"How long have you been multitasking?"
'Always give a grave prognosis, my boy!...'
He was different from the other doctors. For one thing, he refused to play God.
"I'm going to prescribe a generic placebo."
'Give it to me straight, Doc... is it pronounceable?'
'You're in luck! A famous movie star has your disease, so there's been a telethon, and drug companies are working on a cure.'