Every Rational Attempt - buy the exclusive book


Every Rational Attempt is an overview of Barts' contributions to cancer research over the last 60 years, with personal stories and perspectives from researchers and clinicians who have worked in St Bartholomew's Hospital and Barts Cancer Institute. It was put together to celebrate our research institute's 10th Anniversary in 2015.

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About the book

The [featured research within the book] represents the tip of the iceberg and is merely an attempt to give some indication of the sheer breadth of expertise that Barts has fostered.

In this monograph about the impact of Barts on cancer medicine, you will see "giants" throughout, in the authors who have written of their time here, and in those they have written about... it is clear that this was an extraordinary time and Barts, along with a handful of other institutions worldwide, was at the forefront of those discoveries

Stories Behind the Contribution of Barts in the Fight Against Cancer

Selected quotations from our Emeritus staff:

I can honestly say that the best 8 years of my academic career were those I spent at Barts; the last of my working life... I look back on this era as the pinnacle of my career

- Professor Emeritus Ian Hart

The clinical and academic contribution any radiologist can make is greatly dependent on a close working relationship with interested, enthusiastic colleagues. It was my great good fortune while at Barts to have worked with outstanding colleagues and friends

- Professor Emeritus Rodney Reznek

The most special thing about the department (of Haemato-Oncology at Barts) was the sense of working with like-minded people, whose aim was always to be thinking in terms of developing curative treatment

- Professor Emeritus Ana Rohatiner

I regard my time in the Chair at Queen Mary and as a consultant at Barts and the Royal London Hospital as an honour and a privilege

- Professor Emeritus Sir John Lilleyman

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