By Christopher M. Quigley B.Sc., M.I.I. (Grad.), M.A.
Managing the medical treatment of yourself or a loved one can be a very complex undertaking. It can be mentally demanding, and emotionally stressful.
The story of the development of MyMedeicalFile involves three people. My father Michael Quigley, Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple and my mother-in-law.
1. My Father, diagnosed with skin cancer.
Around 2003 my father was diagnosed with skin cancer on the right side of his face just below his cheek bone.
He served in the British army in North Africa during the Second World War.
He reckoned that long sentry service standing in the baking African sun, while guarding a soldier who had been sentenced to death for shooting a sergeant in a fit of rage, had caused the damage to his skin.
Dad was granted free cancer treatment in the Dublin cancer treatment centre as he was an old age pensioner. The treatment involved radiation therapy. My sister and I were looking after my father and I agreed to go with him to his initial consultation at the cancer centre.
When we arrived, after some initial paperwork, we were ushered in to see the consultant managing Dad’s treatment. After settling my father down in a comfortable seat the following conversation took place, no word of a lie:
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