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A New Way of Killing Cancer

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

We’ll find out about how four people became connected and how those connections have changed lives. Esquire executive editor Mark Warren and writer-at-large Tom Junod went to Mississippi and the Gulf after Hurricane Katrina, where they met a woman named Stephanie Lee, whose husband had been killed in Iraq two months earlier and who was 9 months pregnant when Katrina hit. Years later the magazine wrote about a scientist/mathematician named Dr. Eric Schadt. Then, when Stephanie Lee was diagnosed with colon cancer, Warren and Junod connected her with Dr. Schadt, who is now Chairman of the Mount Sinai Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences and Director of the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology. He accepted Stephanie into a study on developing a new, personalized means of killing cancers. Junod and Warren are authors of “There’s a Whole New Way of Killing Cancer: Stephanie Lee Is the Test Case” in Esquire.

Guests:

Tom Junod, Stephanie Lee, Dr. Eric Schadt and Mark Warren

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Comments [3]

dima from nyc

and now the real scientists' take on the original esquire story.

http://ksj.mit.edu/tracker/2013/12/esquire-whole-new-way-killing-cancer

Eric Schadt role in this is a farce

Dec. 09 2013 08:19 PM
DE Teodoru from Bklyn NY

Never have I seen more stoic courage than I have seen in black American women facing an avalanche of tragedies. And never have I seen as brilliant scientists as the American Prairie hayseeds turned scientists that I had the blessed fortune to know. That these two have met to do God's work and beat the odds is reiteration that: YA GOTTA BELIEVE!
...especially us science guys!
...only in America!

Dec. 02 2013 01:05 PM
jf from reality

How about the old way of curing cancer. Not having corporations that exist that give us all cancer with all of their products.

Nov. 27 2013 01:42 PM

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