Outliving the Odds

Outliving the Odds

In 20 years, Harry Peterson exhausts his doctor’s ‘Bag of Tricks,” finds hope in a clinical trial When Harry Peterson, a retired engineering professor, had his first prostate cancer scare, Bill Clinton was in his first term as president of the United...
Splitting the Cancer Arrow

Splitting the Cancer Arrow

Biomarkers and the precise therapies that target them will cure cancer by degrees—and change the way drugs do business. In the 2010 film adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, the Red Queen inspects a line of frog footmen to determine which frog ate her tarts. All of...
That dude is tough as nails

That dude is tough as nails

No sore throat should last a year and a half. Tim Elliott tried antibiotics and then had an MRI. Still, doctors couldn’t pinpoint what was wrong, why the condition was getting worse, why Tim lost his voice in February 2011, or why it mysteriously came back a month...