Cancer Crossings: A Brother, His Doctors, and the Quest for a Cure to Childhood Leukemia

Book Name: Cancer Crossings: A Brother, His Doctors, and the Quest for a Cure to Childhood Leukemia
Author: Tim Wendel
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN-10: 1501711040, 9781501711046
Year: 2018
Pages: 254
Language: English
File size: 2 MB
File format: PDF,EPUB

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Even as politicians involve a”Cancer Moonshot,” this achievement remains a pinnacle in cancer study.The writer’s daughter, then a medical student at Georgetown Medical School, told her dad about this remarkable success story. Tim Wendel shortly discovered that lots of the physicians in the forefront of the endeavor cared for his brother in Roswell Park in Buffalo, New York. Wendel went in hunt of the outstanding group, interviewing Lucius Sinks, James Holland, Donald Pinkel, along with many others within the specialty. If there were a Mount Rushmore for cancer study, they’d be about it.

Regardless of being ostracized by their own health care peers, these physicians developed modern-day chemotherapy clinics and devised the bloodstream centrifuge system, helping tens of thousands of kids live longer lives. Part family memoir and part medical story, Cancer Crossings investigates how the Wendel family discovered the guts to proceed with their lifestyles. They learned to sail on Lake Ontario, cruising around miles of water even as the effort against cancer altered their lives forever.

A writer-in-residence in Johns Hopkins University, Tim Wendel is the author of Summer ’68,” Castro’s Curveball,Cancer Crossings, and Higher Heat, which has been an Editor’s Choice choice from The New York Times Book Review. He resides outside of Washington, D.C.

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