Fever:Charles Martel is a brilliant cancer researcher who discovers that his own daughter is the victim of leukemia. The cause: a chemical plant conspiracy that not only promises to kill her, but will destroy him as a doctor and a man if he tries to fight it... With chilling accuracy and riveting supsense, Robin Cook portrays the struggle of one family searching for the truth from a corporation and a medical establishment all to willing to ignore the fate of one little girl...
This tale centers around a twelve year old girl who has developed a form of leukemia. Her father, a doctor/scientist who has studied and searched for a cure for cancer for the past nine years following the death of his wife to leukemia, is suddenly having to deal with his nightmares again. He has since remarried, but soon conflicts arise between the father and his wife, oldest son, and the doctors who prescribe chemotherapy treatment for his daughter.
Early Robin Cook - good fast-paced story.
Do YOU trust doctors? Good story!!
Dr Charles Martel is a cancer researcher, whose first wife died from lymphoma. Now their daughter Michelle has myeloblastic leukaemia, and Charles thinks she got it from benzene dumped in the local pond
Charles Martel is a brilliant cancer researcher who discovers his own daughter is the victim of leukemia resulting from a gigantic chemical plant conspiracy-a conspiracy that not only promises to kill her, but will desatroy him as a doctor and a man if he tries to fight it. Cathrine Martel ia a wife and mother who must choose whether to believe her distraught husband, or take the word of the medical establishment that his "insane" ideas will murder their daughter.
A timely medical thriller...
Authentic, credible, his best yet1
this was a realllly good read. interesting insight into cancer research.
A man, a woman, and a child in a terrifying medical nightmare. Charles Martel is a brilliant cancer researcher who discovers his own daughter is the victim of leukemia resulting from a gigantic chemical plant conspiracy.
I enjoyed this but it scares me because he is a real doctor and stories are probably more true then not!
My copy is an older hardback edition