Jacob Scott

Can we stop the imaginectomies?

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About Jacob Scott

Jacob Scott is a radiation oncologist and cancer theoretician who uses primary mathematical methods to develop novel and hopefully translatable biological hypotheses. He came to this position in life by way of a tortuous career path that included astrophysics, nuclear engineering aboard a submarine, teaching physics and coaching wrestling at the high school level – all before beginning his doctorate in medicine.

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Astrophysicist, naval engineer and cancer theoretician JACOB SCOTT thinks that by encouraging diverse talents in medicine, MDs can fill a much needed new role - the dot-connector.

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