Famed Scientist Oliver Sacks Reveals He Has Terminal Cancer in Soulful Op-Ed

February 19, 2015 5:14 PM

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Famed Scientist Oliver Sacks Reveals He Has Terminal Cancer in Soulful Op-Ed

Oliver Sacks, one of the leading public intellectuals of the last half-century, says terminal cancer of the liver has left him with only months to live.

Sacks, a neurologist and author of books like Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat, revealed his condition in an article about facing death that was published in the New York Times on Thursday.

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