The author of the bestselling book "The Plantagenets" picks up the story of the English crown where his last book left off. It describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart and was replaced by the Tudors.
Guest Host: Susan Page
New cancer drugs are in the headlines: a promising treatment for colon cancer, and a dramatically effective treatment for leukemia. Guest host Susan Page talks with some of the doctors behind the development of these medications, and looks ahead to the future of cancer treatment.
- Dr. John Medelsohn president of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
- Dr. Robert Wittes director of the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis at the National Cancer Institute/NIH
- Dr. Brian Druker director of the Leukemia Center at the Oregon Health and Science University
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