” I think the cardinal rule of learning to write is learning to read first. I learned to write by learning to read. “


” There is a duality in recognising what an incredible disease it is – in terms of its origin, that it emerges out of a normal cell. It’s a reminder of what a wonderful thing a normal cell is. In a very cold, scientific sense, I think a cancer cell is a kind of biological marvel. “


” I began wondering, can one really write a biography of an illness? But I found myself thinking of cancer as this character that has lived for 4,000 years, and I wanted to know what was its birth, what is its mind, its personality, its psyche? “


” I think when we use ‘stress’, we are often using a kind of dummy word to try to fit many different things into one big category. “


” I think the way we think about cancer, the way we treat cancer, has dramatically changed in the last century. There is an enormous amount of options that a physician can provide today, right down from curing patients, treating patients or providing patients with psychic solace or pain relief. “



All 5 Siddhartha Mukherjee Quotes about Think in picture


I think the cardinal rule of learning to write is learning to read first. I learned to write by learning to read.
There is a duality in recognising what an incredible disease it is - in terms of its origin, that it emerges out of a normal cell. It


I began wondering, can one really write a biography of an illness? But I found myself thinking of cancer as this character that has lived for 4,000 years, and I wanted to know what was its birth, what is its mind, its personality, its psyche?
I think when we use
I think the way we think about cancer, the way we treat cancer, has dramatically changed in the last century. There is an enormous amount of options that a physician can provide today, right down from curing patients, treating patients or providing patients with psychic solace or pain relief.
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