Washington: Indian American cancer specialist, Siddhartha Mukherjee who won a 2011 Pulitzer Prize for his very first book, says there is no conclusive study linking the use of cell phones to brain cancer.
But no study conclusively ruled it out, either, says Mukherjee, an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University.
Mukherjee's book "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer" won him the coveted honour.
"Finding a causal agent for cancer is not like solving a mathematical equation. It's not like there is a single magical formula that will allow us to find and define a cancer-causing agent or carcinogen," he told US National Public Radio (NPR) Tuesday....more
12:00 PM, Apr 20, 2011
Boston: Indian-American physician Siddhartha Mukherjee's acclaimed book on cancer, 'The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer' has won the prestigious 2011 Pulitzer prize in the general non-fiction category. According to the Pulitzer citation, the book by the New York-based cancer physician and researcher is "an elegant inquiry, at once clinical and personal, into the long history of an insidious disease that, despite treatment breakthroughs, still bedevils medical science"....
09:34 AM, Apr 19, 2011