Respectful Insolence

Archives for June 6, 2007

Remembering D-Day

Sixty-three years ago today, Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, thus opening up a Western Front in the war against Germany. It was the beginning of the end; eleven months later, Nazi Germany, beset from the East by the Soviet juggernaut and from the West by the Allies, collapsed. Today is a day that…

Gasoline sticker shock in Chicago

I’m back from the ASCO Meeting in Chicago. As promised, I’ll try to post some photos tomorrow to give you a sense of just how monumentally huge this meeting is. I probably won’t have time to blog about the clinical science presented until Friday or next week, but we’ll see. In the meantime, let me…

Three swings, three misses

Regular readers of this blog may have noticed that it’s been quite a while since I’ve featured the antics of a certain character who’s become a bit of the bête noire of my fellow surgeons. I’m referring, of course, to Dr. Michael Egnor, a renowned neurosurgeon from SUNY Stony Brook who’s made 2007 a very…