At Memorial Sloan-Kettering, health and Cancer prevention programme has been so successful that it has become a model for similar efforts in other hospitals in America, Europe and elsewhere. In fact, the Tel Aviv’s Ichilov hospital is among those who have sent experts to learn more on its agenda. This is something that gives great doctor satisfaction, considering the vital relationship between Shike and Israel. By his account, jumps between Israel and America up to four times a year. Shike born in Basra, Iraq, when he was a child his family brought him to Israel via the Lebanon, settled in Ramat Gan. He attributed to living in Israel his spirit of self-improvement. I think that you get a lot of confidence to grow in Israel and that Israel gives to young people, says Shike. So all this is very important because it is vital in research, ask questions, be curious, and want to be innovative.
It is important to have confidence that you can achieve what you’re doing out there. Shike served as doctor of combat for the Israel Defense Forces during the wars of 1967 and 1973. Shortly after that, graduated in the medical school of the University of Tel Aviv and continued doing a residency in internal medicine at the Harvard Medical School and a scholarship at the University of Toronto. He joined the staff of Memorial Sloan-Kettering in 1981. Shike at the University of Toronto scholarship was in nutrition and gastroenterology; i.e., the study of disorders that affect the stomach, intestines, and associated organs. And why, while the prescription of Shike to stay healthy mientras la prescripcion de shike para permanecer sano implies an equal measure of proactive monitoring of cancer, exercise and avoid tobacco, it is perhaps when it discusses the diet when he dares. Speaking of Israel, for example, he stressed that there is much that Americans could learn from aspects of the Israeli diet.