Prologue; Part 1: A Suppuration of Blood
1. "The Emperor of all Maladies" begins with the tale of Carla Reed, a _______ year old kindergarten teacher from Ipswich, MA.
2. One morning, Carla awoke with a bad headache which she described as __________________.The pains and other symptoms waxed and waned. Although Carla had seen a doctor, there was no solid diagnosis. Eventually, it was determined that Carla had leukemia.
(a) A dull ache.
(b) Shooting pain.
(c) A dizzy spell.
3. The author, Siddhartha Mukherjee, learned about Carla after she had checked into Massachusetts ______________ Hospital.
4. Mukherjee was one of ____________ cancer fellows at the hospital involved in an immersive training program. Mukherjee describes the immersive training program as being so intensive that nothing outside of the hospital exists for the trainees. Residents eat, sleep and breathe medicine.
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