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MD ANDERSON FACULTY: MORE LIKE UKRAINE OR US?

Is the MD Anderson Faculty More Like the Ukraine or the US? By Leonard Zwelling          Previously, I have written about the option for civil disobedience on the part of the MD Anderson faculty as a way to gain some purchase with regard to the administration’s tight hold over the institution. My ideas have gone ...

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TAKE SHELTER

Take Shelter By Leonard Zwelling          In this 2011 film by Jeff Nichols, Michael Shannon plays a man haunted by visions of a coming storm of Biblical proportions. So worried is he about this pending doom that he builds an elaborate storm shelter and when a storm brews, he and his family take to it. ...

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STRANGE BED FELLOWS

Strange Bed Fellows By Leonard Zwelling          In today’s Houston Chronicle, an opinion piece appeared in the Outlook section by Drs. Kantarjian and Mendelsohn called “Medical advances continue to help in cancer fight”.  Here it is: (http://www.houstonchronicle.com/opinion/outlook/article/Kantarjian-Mendelsohn-Medical-advances-continue-5280716.php          The piece is a brief stroll through the past 40 years of clinical cancer research and the ...

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