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By Jean Taché D.Sc. (auth.), Jean Taché D.Sc., Hans Selye C.C., M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc., Stacey B. Day M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc. (eds.)

When I brought the keynote tackle at our joint 1977 symposium on melanoma, pressure, and demise in Montreal, I took nice satisfaction in asserting my certain qualification for this singular honor-I had survived a more often than not deadly melanoma, a histiocytic reticulosarcoma that had constructed below the outside of my thigh a number of years pre­ viously. confronted with the actual and emotional realities of this situa­ tion, I refused to retreat from lifestyles in desperation. I instantly underwent surgical procedure and cobalt remedy, yet insisted on realizing my probabilities for an enduring restoration, which at the moment appeared faraway from encouraging. even supposing I knew it can take large strength of mind, i used to be decided to proceed dwelling and dealing with no caring concerning the consequence. I suppressed any recommendations of my ostensibly approaching demise, yet rewrote my will, together with in it a number of feedback for the continuation of my paintings by way of my colleagues. Having treated that company, I briskly pressured myself to ignore the total calamity. I immersed myself in my work-and I survived! yet, in fact, this used to be no longer my purely explanation for my emotions of delight and accomplishment.

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