Medicine: Two Who Survived

Caught in time, cancer need not be fatal. Two who survived were in the news last week:

LIEUT. COMMANDER EDWIN M. ROSENBERG was told six years ago that he probably had only a short while to live. Though one cancer, in the groin, had been removed, others kept cropping up. Rosenberg was treated with X rays, but the Navy retired him on medical grounds. Then Rosenberg astonished the Navy by getting well. It took an act of Congress to get his retirement set aside, and Rosenberg back on active duty, but back he went...

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