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2008-06-26 21:01:09

By Kathy Rogala It's an unusual place to grow up and older, at a cancer hospital. But that's exactly what I have done with my life at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. Let me explain. In 1981, as a bright-eyed 20-year-old, I started as a registered nurse at Roswell Park, working on the breast cancer floor. I was flush with optimism, energy and a sense of infallibility. The future was wide open. Working the night shift for the next six years, I handed out pain pills, hung IV bags of...