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How true is this of so much in medicine?: "To arrive at that sort of logic - the hippocratic oath turned upside down - demands either terminal desperation or terminal optimism. In the 1930s, the pendulum of cancer surgery swung desperately between those two points. halsted, Brunschweig, and Pack persisted with their mammoth operations because they genuinely believed that they could relieve the dreaded symptoms
May 24, 2011 06:48PM
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Jun 05, 2011 07:55PM
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This section - on prevention, patient advocacy and the failure of high dose chemotherapy trials in the 1990s is fascinating. Mukharjee's writing shines here.
Jun 02, 2011 07:19AM
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Cancer sticks.
May 31, 2011 06:42AM
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It's amazing how history keeps repeating itself. And frustrating. And sad.
May 26, 2011 06:23AM
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. . .But I do subscribe to the view that words have very powerful texts and subtexts. "War" has truly a unique status, "war" has a very special meaning. It means putting young men adn women in situations where they might get killed or grievously wounded. It's inappropriate to retian that metaphor for a scholarly activity in these times of actual war."
May 25, 2011 07:57PM
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