Dan Barry has had cancer, twice. One of the procedures he underwent removed his esophagus, which he always thought was sort of important. He has had extraordinary doctors, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering, and more than his fair share of luck.
My Brain on Chemo: Alive and Alert
Published: Sep. 1, 2009
My chemotherapy brought vomiting, hair loss and acute clarity.
Just One Last Swirl Around the Bowl
Published: Apr. 5, 2009
A man becomes emotionally attached and plays caregiver to his daughter's dying fish. Full story
Legs and Mind, Wandering New York
Published: Nov. 17, 2004
The people of New York constantly provide one another with distraction but rarely do we think of ourselves as cast members in the same never-ending film. Full story
COPING; Time Like Taffy, Sweet When Stretched Out
Published: Mar. 25, 2001
Dan Barry Coping column describes his feelings while sitting in waiting room at Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Care Center in Manhattan and discovering that award-winning actor Werner Klemperer, who played Colonel Klink on old TV sitcom Hogan's Heroes and who died in December, was fellow cancer patient, Full story