The Medical Hot Line In Your PcEdward Baig
In 1990, Gary Schine was diagnosed with hairy cell leukemia, a rare and supposedly incurable cancer. Schine, then 38, refused to accept his oncologist's prognosis at face value. Instead, the writer and consultant researched the disease in the library and learned of clinical trials on an experimental drug known as 2-CDA. Schine became one of the first to receive treatment with the drug. Today, he jogs two miles a day and is by all indications in perfect health.
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