The Man Who Saved a Million Lives
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An unforgettable story of perseverance and aspiration, this biography of Dr. Ian Frazer, the man whose vaccine for cervical cancer has helped save the lives of more than 275,000 women around the world each year, peels back the many layers of his extraordinary life. Given exclusive access to Frazer, biographer and journalist Madonna King tells of his ongoing struggle for funding cancer research, the herculean international legal battle waged to win the patent, the devastating loss of his friend and co researcher, Dr. Jian Zhou, and Frazer’s ongoing commitment to have the vaccine made available in the developing world. This chronicle provides fascinating insight into the life of the Scottish-born Australian of the Year who is behind one of the great medical discoveries of the century.
- Category: Biographies & Memoirs
- Published: 01 August 2013
- Publisher: University of Queensland Press
- Seller: Chicago Review Press, Inc. DBA Independent Publishers Group
- Print Length: 264 Pages
- Language: English