National Association of Science Writers on the writing of the book

Thanks to NASW (National Association of Science Writers) for running this behind-the-scenes write-up about working on The Death of Cancer with my father.

This book evolved out of thousands of conversations with my father, former director of the National Cancer Institute, among other titles. He created the first chemotherapy regimen to cure an adult cancer at a time when chemotherapy — particularly combination chemotherapy — was very much disdained by the medical community... [read more]