Surviving the Marathon

James Gerson, MD
Published: Saturday, Jun 23, 2018
James Gerson, MD

James Gerson, MD
Fourteen miles into a recent 50-mile trail ultramarathon, I found myself running next to Gregory.* We began to chat and go through the usual—where are you from, what do you do—but when I told him that I was a fellow in hematology and oncology, he stopped me.

*Name changed to protect privacy
Bernhörster M, Rosenhagen A, Vogt L, Thiel C, Jäger E, Banzer W. Marathon run under chemotherapy: is it possible? Onkologie. 2011;34(5):259-261. doi: 10.1159/000327804.

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