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The Radiation Boom

As Scott Jerome-Parks lay dying, he clung to this wish: that his fatal radiation overdose — which left him deaf, struggling to see, unable to swallow, burned, with his teeth falling out, with ulcers in his mouth and throat, nauseated, in severe pain and finally unable to breathe — be studied and talked about publicly so that others might not have to live his nightmare.
From the first of a series of articles by the New York Times, putting the spotlight on what happens when radiation therapy goes wrong. [more inside]
posted by Bukvoed on Jan 30, 2010 - 49 comments

Watch out for the fireball sac secretions

Lateral post-medial anterioöptical anatomical monster drawings
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Jan 20, 2009 - 19 comments

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