49“ice pick” lobotomy: “My Lobotomy: Henry Dully’s Journey,”All Things Considered, NPR.org, November 16, 2005,http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5014080 (accessed May 13, 2011). Shanna Freeman,“How Lobotomies Work,” HowStuffWorks.com,http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/life/human-biology/lobotomy3.htm (accessed May 13, 2011). After half an hour of enduring repeated close-range booming inside the machine, I heard the tech’s faraway voice: “Good job. We’re all set.” Friedman has written a fascinating book about this, indicating how meticulous the director, MichaelPowell, was in consulting neurologists about the forms of epileptic hallucinations. IGF and its receptors appear to play a critical role in cancer. In mice, functioning IGF receptors are a virtual necessity for cancer growth, a discovery that Renato Baserga of Thomas Jefferson University says he“stumbled” upon in the late 1980s, after nearly forty years spent studying the growth processes of normal and cancerous cells. Shutting down the IGF receptor in mice will lead to what Baserga calls “strong inhibition, if not total suppression of [tumor] growth” it is particularly lethal to those tumors that have already metastasized from a primary site elsewhere in the body.

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