(as of Oct 25,2021 00:58:03 UTC – Particulars)
THE TUMOR follows the current day expertise of the fictional affected person Paul, an in any other case wholesome 35-year-old father who’s recognized with a malignant mind tumor. Grisham takes readers by an in depth account of Paul’s therapy and his household’s expertise that doesn’t finish as we’d hope. Grisham then explores an alternate future, the place Paul is recognized with the identical mind tumor on the similar age, however within the yr 2025, when a therapy referred to as targeted ultrasound is ready to prolong his life expectancy.
Targeted ultrasound has the potential to deal with not simply mind tumors, however many different issues, together with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, hypertension, and prostate, breast and pancreatic most cancers.
For extra info, you may go to The Targeted Ultrasound Basis’s web site. Right here one can find a video of Grisham on the TEDx stage with the Basis’s chairman and a Parkinson’s affected person who brings the viewers to its ft sharing her unimaginable story of a targeted ultrasound “miracle.”
Readers will get a style of the narrative they count on from Grisham, however this brief guide can even educate and encourage individuals to be hopeful about the way forward for medical innovation.