by Robin Cook
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
At a prestigious Florida medical center, brain cancer patients are treated with a one-hundred-percent success rate. Sean Murphy, a young medical student, finds it hard to believe. Is it a miracle cure? Or the biggest con job in the history of medicine?
Sean Murphy, a young medical student, investigates the incredible success rate at a prestigious Florida medical center and finds an international conspiracy willing to put a price tag on life itself to fund the staggering cost of medical research.
As a medical student, Sean Murphy gets the chance to do an internship in one of the world’s leading hospitals, he grabs it with both hands. The research program in the hospital into the causes of cancer fits perfectly with his education and interests.
His initial enthusiasm, however, quickly makes way for suspicion if he is banned from research and questioned the methods used by the renowned Randolph Mason to achieve his impressive successes.
Together with his girlfriend and nurse Janet Reardon he starts a large-scale research, in which he does not realize that he fumbles with the lid of a cesspool of immeasurable depth …