Following her path, oncologist highlights issue of cancer in Native Americans.

  • Renée Twombly
  • Published 2008 in Journal of the National Cancer Institute

Abstract

W hen Judith Salmon Kaur , M.D., wants to get a little laugh from an audience of oncologists, she talks about her maiden Choctaw Cherokee surname. “I tell them it’s very appropriate to be a salmon and going into cancer re search and cancer prevention because you’re always swimming upstream.” But that’s not so true nowadays, given the recent recognition of… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jnci/djn052

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