A plot is uncovered by a scrupulous doctor after a young girl dies when being treated with a supposed miracle-cure for a type of brain cancer. The doctor becomes suspicious when she realizes that all the cured patients have been men from wealthy backgrounds. As she investigates further, she comes across a startling revelation: The patients are actually having cancer administered to them by the hospital, and then being miraculously "cured" by the institution which is in desperate need of funds. The plot continues to thicken in this dark hospital chiller, written by Robin Cook, the author of COMA, VITAL SIGNS and OUTBREAK.
How far will doctors go to fund their projects?.......
Back cover: In one of the most controversial thrillers of our time, Robin Cook tackels an explosive health care issue that affects us all--the staggering cost of medical research...and the price of human life. how far will doctors go to fund their projects? At a prestigious Florida medical center, brain cancer patients are treated with a one-hundred percent success rate. Sean Murphy, a young medical student, finds it hard to believe. Is it a miracle cure? or the biggest con job in the history of medicine?
Typical Cook. Great plot and action, typically stilted dialogue. Cook's medical knowledge and ability to weave the latest medical breakthroughs into a worst-case scenario make this worth reading.
Another thrilling medical mystery.
If youlike science fiction you will enjoy this book.
In one of the most controversial thrillers of our time. Robin Cook tackles an explosive health care issue that affects us all----
A look into the world greed in the medical research. The people caught up in the greed.
I have not finished terminal, but everything I've read by Cook has been great!
I love Robin Cook books, so of course, this one was enjoyed very much.
This book was gave to me and I have not read it, and figured someone else would love to have it.