Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ian Cooke

  • Posthumous reproduction

    Ian CookeSheffield, England Family structures ensure that one’s genes are passed down through generations, but that does not always go according to plan. The opportunity may not arise because childhood or adolescent disease, notably cancer but also infections or trauma, may supervene. In 1996, I was doing a clinic late in the afternoon when I…