Dr. Ray Barfield knew when he entered the field of pediatric oncology that he was going to have an unusually tough day job. Some kids die. Some kids live. But after one particularly tough case, he couldn’t do it anymore. Ray Barfield talks with Kate about what that case taught him about medicine and life.

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RAY BARFIELD is a pediatric oncologist at Duke Hospital and teaches philosophy at Duke Divinity School.


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