Vital Signs: The Aretha Franklin Test

By Daniel C. Weaver|Thursday, March 02, 1995
Hey, hey. What's up, doc? I glanced up from the microscope into the face of Greg Jackson, radiologist. We were in the CT scanner room, where I was examining tissue extracted from a tumor in a young woman's chest. Something's up, I replied, but I don't know just what. I thought you pathologists knew it all, teased Greg. Well, this time I don't. I've still got scar tissue and those strange glands in the biopsy--but I can't figure out what they have to do ...

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