MMP has light shelfwear to edges. Pages tight and clean, but yellowed due to age. Spine has small creases. pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1994. ISBN: 0425140946. In one of the most controversial thrillers of our time, Robin Cook tackles an explosive health care issue that affects us all--the staggering cost of medical research...and the price of human life. How far will doctors go to fund their projects? At a prestigious Florida medical center, brain cancer patients are treated with a one-hundred percent success rate. Sean Murphy, a young medical student, finds it hard to believe. Is it a miracle cure? Or the biggest con job in the history of medicine?