Webinars Brief 22:2021
Learning From Medical And Cancer Research
Publication Year : 2021
Author: Nazia Hasan

Dr. Azra Raza is the Chan Soon-Shiong Professor of Medicine and Director of the Myelodysplastic Syndrome Center at Columbia University in New York. She is the author of the book “The First Cell”, in which she criticizes the “protocol of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation—the slash-poison-burn approach to treating cancer that has remained unchanged for decades.” She points out that despite enormous spending on research and advancement in technology, the basic treatment of cancer is limited and costly. In this book, she has narrated her personal experience of fighting cancer and deep interaction with patients in an empathetic manner.