Amalia’s Day: 1st June

1st June 2008: a year after

This post is for Amalia…       (a cancer victim)

Every patient has right in being respected and maintaining his own dignity
(Greek law)

Quacks should be the exception, you guys, not the norm…
(Amalia Kalyvinou , 1977-2007)

Since the age of 8, Amalia Kalyvinou, a teacher in Greece, started having pains. Despite numerous visits to doctors and several admissions to hospitals, no one managed to diagnose her with the benign neurinoma of her lower extremity that was the actual diagnosis at that point. The neurinoma transformed into a malignant tumor that Amalia came to be told 17 years later.

For the following 5 years …….. (read more about her story)

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