The Kafkaesque Process of Cancer Diagnosis
Why reading Kafka’s “The Trial” might comfort patients and enrich the work of oncologists.
This Man’s Immune System Got a Cancer-killing Update
William Ludwig was almost dead when he became Patient Number One in a radical new cancer treatment, one that’s just won the endorsement of F.D.A. advisors.
Getting Googled By Your Doctor Is the New Normal
Will mental health clinicians become liable for missing your latest Facebook post?
The Dark Similarity Between Cancer Docs and Soldiers
They’re uniquely susceptible to burnout and suicide—and creative writing seems to be a promising therapy for both.
Why the Ethical Rules of Human-Subjects Research Need a Fresh Look
A revised law could prevent another Henrietta Lacks situation.