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Posts Tagged “bone marrow”

Wed 03 Mar 2021

Famous breach of Trust in Cancer

I am currently reading The Emperor of Maladies. This is a fascination book where Siddhartha Mukherjee not only educate its readers about cancer disease but also shares interesting tidbits. Werner Bezwoda was an infamous oncologist who fudged data about bone marrow transplant in women with metastatic breast cancer.

Before I understood anything, I have to understand what the heck was a bone marrow. I remembered vaguely from my science class in school but I guess I needed a revision...

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