Tag Archives: Cancer

8Books Review: “When Breath Becomes Air” by Paul Kalanithi

My schedule rarely allows me to read entire books, but after I read about Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air, a New York Times bestseller, I decided that I would actually buy and read it. While Kalanithi didn’t focus his book … Continue reading

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60 Minutes: Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong & Disrupting Cancer

I regularly watch 60 Minutes every Sunday evening, and was pleasantly surprised to watch this segment on Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a native of South Africa, and a naturalized U.S. citizen. I think 8Asians has blogged about him, and I remember … Continue reading

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Fawn Lee: Dying Mom Struggles to Leave a Legacy

While my children were growing up, I would mentally mark the milestone when they reached an age when they would remember me if I died.  That may seem ridiculously grim, but I have friends who have few memories of parents … Continue reading

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UC Davis Cancer Center Wins Grant to Focus on Asian-Americans

The UC Davis Cancer Center has won a $5.6 million grant to establish the National Center for Reducing Asian American Cancer Health Disparities, the only such center in the United States. It is a timely creation of such a center, … Continue reading

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