Professor documents cancer battle in online videos

In a Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012 photo, David Oliver, left, hugs his wife Debra Parker Oliver receiving encouraging test results at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center in Columbia, Mo. David Oliver has built a career teaching medical school students and hospital workers how to care for dying patients. Now, after the University of Missouri research professor was diagnosed with cancer in September 2011 and broke the news to colleagues by video on the Internet, he is applying those lessons to his own life. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) At first, David Oliver ignored the bump on his neck that he noticed while shaving. The medical school professor assumed it was calcified scar tissue from a previous surgery.

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