A Radiation Oncologist’s personal Story about the Devastation and Therapeutic value of Radiation


Just have to share this heart warming story by Dr. Komake. Here is a woman who transcended from the horrific experience of the Atomic bomb aftermath into a life career of healing using the same medium.
WWII has always triggered divergent emotions, especially for Pacific Rim Asians.
Love, Sensibility, intellectual honesty ……. triumph over anger.
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‘Radiation has always been part of my story’
By Ritsuko Komaki, Special to CNN
March 17, 2011 9:49 a.m. EDT

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
• Oncologist Ritsuko Komaki was on her way from U.S. to Japan when quake struck
• A Hiroshima survivor, she says nuclear disaster that followed quake carries sense of déjà vu
• Family, friends died from bomb’s effects; she became oncologist to harness radiation for good
• Komaki: Women, children must be protected; Japan must share information to save lives
Editor’s note: Ritsuko Komaki is a Hiroshima survivor and oncologist based in Houston.
Full story http://www.cnn.com/2011/OPINION/03/17/komaki.hiroshima.survivor.japan/index.html?hpt=C2

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