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Emperor of All Maladies

Dethroning 'The Emperor of All Maladies'

Judith A. Salerno | Posted 03.27.2015 | Impact
Judith A. Salerno

We are standing at an extraordinary moment. For nearly 4,000 years of recorded history, cancer in all its forms was an implacable foe. Doctors, patients, and researchers won incremental victories, but for millennia, the word "cancer" was too dreadful to speak aloud.

For Independence Day and the Summer Holiday, Take Along Some Great Reading on Health, Medicine and Science

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 09.01.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

As you declare your independence this week and we splash the skies with patriotic fireworks and stirring music, don't forget to stash some great summer reads in your tote for that annual retreat to the mountains or shore.

How Cancer Got Its Biographer

nytimes.com | CHARLES McGRATH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"Cell culture is a little like gardening," he added. "You sit and you look at cells, and then you see something and say, 'You know, that doesn't look ...

On Biography

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nigel Hamilton

In the Arts section of the New York Times, Charles McGrath tells of the oncology doctor with the looks of a Bollywood star, Sid Mukherjee. His new boo...