The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer - Part 6: The Fruits of Long Endeavors; Atossa's War Summary & Analysis

Siddhartha Mukherjee
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Part 6: The Fruits of Long Endeavors; Atossa's War Summary and Analysis

"Part 6: The Fruits of Long Endeavors" begins with a quote by James Watson: "The National Cancer Institute, which has overseen American efforts on researching and combatting cancers since 1971, should take on an ambitious new goal for the next decade: the development of new drugs that will provide lifelong cures for many, if not all, major cancers. Beating cancer now is a realistic ambition because, at long last, we largely know its true genetic and chemical characteristics." Part 6, p. 393

"No One Had Labored in Vain"

Phyllis Clauson writes to the Jimmy Fund about her brother, Einar Gustafson, the real "Jimmy." Einar is alive and well, living in Maine with three children. Einar had been a truck driver by trade. He is 63 years old.

Phyllis Clauson said she felt...

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