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THE BLOOD-CANCER EXPERIMENT
THE BREAST-CANCER EXPERIMENT
THE PROSPECTS FOR CHANGE
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Harley Soltes / The Seattle Times
"Real people lost their lives, and there was no way to stop it," said Dr. John Pesando, who challenged Protocol 126 both while he worked at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and afterward.
He saw the tests as a violation of 'trusting, desperate human beings'
For nearly two decades, Dr. John Pesando sounded the alarm over what he saw as a dangerous and unethical human experiment at Seattle's Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. But his complaints were largely ignored until now.
A timeline of doctors' complaints and officials' responses
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