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"We're just seeing the start of matching patients with the right drug and seeing rapid improvements," says Dr. Brian Druker. (Robbie McClaran)

A Triumph in the War Against Cancer

Oncologist Brian Druker developed a new treatment for a deadly cancer, leading to a breakthrough that has transformed medicine

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“When did that start?”

“About ten weeks ago.”

He asked about the rash, and later I would leave the room so he could examine her.

“You still working at the food bank?” he asked.

“I’m doing one day a week.”

“How’s that going?”

“Terrific.”

“How’s your energy?”

“My energy is low. But my brain is active.”

“You’re just doing spectacularly, leukemia-wise.”

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