Book Review: An Elegant Defense

May 20, 2019
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On a recent broadcast of Dr. Michael Savage, a seemingly sharp and sensible NY Times writer was given opportunity to promote his new book on immunology. Dr. Savage is greatly interested and seemed very pleased for the chance to host a discussion on a field that’s very much aligned with his own interest and expertise.

The author, Mr. Matt Richtel, began with a story of a personal friend whom was among the first to experience a significant remission in an otherwise fatal cancer, by defeating cancer’s dirty trick that ordinarily sends “stand down” signals to an immune system that might otherwise attack most any abnormal tissue.

Now he did also caution that the immune system can be something of a pandoras box, and unleashing its powers can also be a dangerous business. The combination of his interesting statements and Dr. Savage’s introduction, definitely had me keenly interested in their conversation and ultimately left me with a desire to learn more. And who wouldn’t want to learn of a possible tweak to turn our own immune system to defeat cancer?

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