A Series of Catastrophes and Miracles
- A True Story of Love, Science, and Cancer
- Narrated by: Mary Elizabeth Williams
- Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 26-04-16
- Language: English
- Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
After being diagnosed in her early 40s with metastatic melanoma - a "rapidly fatal" form of cancer - journalist and mother of two Mary Elizabeth Williams finds herself in a race against the clock. She takes a once-in-a-lifetime chance and joins a clinical trial for immunotherapy, a revolutionary drug regimen that trains the body to vanquish malignant cells. Astonishingly, her cancer disappears entirely in just a few weeks. But at the same time, her best friend embarks on a cancer journey of her own - with very different results.
Williams' experiences as a patient and a medical test subject reveal with stark honesty what it takes to weather disease, the extraordinary new developments that are rewriting the rules of science - and the healing power of human connection.
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By S. Gallegos on 27-06-16
Great writing & great heart
Mary Elizabeth is an excellent writer and tells an incredible story of love and loss.
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By Amy on 06-05-16
This is an incredibly inspiring, thoughtful, educational and humorous book. I will recommend it to everyone. Be well and keep writing Mary Elizabeth.