Barron H. Lerner
Barron H. Lerner

Barron H. Lerner, a professor in the divisions of medical ethics and general internal medicine at the NYU Langone Medical Center, is the author of The Breast Cancer Wars, and, most recently, The Good Doctor.

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May 13 2014 10:05 AMShould Doctors Take Care of Their Relatives?My father would never “do things like this to a loved one!”
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June 26 2009 4:08 PMFarrah's FictionsWhat stories like Fawcett's can teach us about cancer.
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Nov. 7 2008 5:50 PMFuture Doctors Behaving BadlyDancing with skeletons and mocking dermatologists in medical-student comedy shows.
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Sept. 24 2007 7:20 AMThe New CigaretteA new book argues that chemical waste is as much to blame for cancer as smoking.
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Nov. 24 2009 12:20 PMRoosevelt's Last DaysDid cancer kill FDR?
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April 24 2009 6:55 AMGather 'Round the CadaverA new book examines photographs of medical students posing with the bodies they dissected.
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Jan. 3 2008 7:38 AMThe Body Electric's New LookWhy shock therapy deserves its mini-revival.