Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, extremely self centred and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer. Now that he has seen medicine, hospitals, and doctors from a patient's perspective, he realises that there is more to being a doctor than surgery and prescriptions, and more to life than serving only his own needs. Written by
Murray Chapman <email@example.com>
An Uplifting Story About Finding New Meaning In Life.
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Did You Know?
This movie is based on the real life story of Ed Rosenbaum
, M.D. Dr. Rosenbaum wrote an autobiography entitled "A Taste of My Own Medicine: When the Doctor Becomes the Patient". This book formed the basis for the movie and is presently out-of-print. See more
[suffering from an inoperable brain tumor
My tumor, I see it giving me certain freedoms I never allowed myself.
Dr. Jack MacKee
Yeah, like being incredibly hostile?
Like being honest and expecting people around me to do the same.
Written and Performed by Laurie Anderson
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