This Week’s Picks

Target Cancer

Was PLX4032 a miracle cure for terminally ill melanoma patients? A 3-part series on the hopes and frustrations of clinical drug trials. (NYT)
Meet the young members of the Bangladesh Surf Club, an oxymoron in a country with plenty of beach, but a conservative Islamic culture that frowns on swimming. (Telegraph21)
Just gave birth? Meet a professional chef who will prepare your discarded organ for consumption. Bon appetit! (Time)
Unable to afford escalating insurance premiums, Sheila Wessenberg (left) had to stop chemotherapy for breast cancer. Her death exemplifies the American healthcare tragedy. (Media That Matters)

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