Posts Tagged ‘Research’

Learn A Little – How Leukemia Treatment Is Changing

by Kristina Gaddy, volunteer with Hero Author, writer, hematologist, and oncologist Jerome Groopman is well known for writing about health topics, specifically cancer and HIV/AIDS for the non-medical community.¬† This week in an article in The New Yorker magazine, he reveals the new way doctors are approaching leukemia treatment. Four years ago when I was…

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Champions of the Transplant – E. Don Thomas

  “Don was a hero.” – Fred Appelbaum, Deputy Director, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center¬† At 3:40 a.m. on an October morning in 1990, Don Thomas woke to the sound of his phone ringing. It was the Novel Prize committee calling to congratulate him – Thomas had won the highest honor in medicine for his…

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