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The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer / Siddhartha Mukherjee.

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Location: IAHS STACKS RC275 .M85 2011
Barcode: 30731101164220
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781439170915
  • ISBN: 1439170916
  • Physical Description: xiii, 571 pages : portraits ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Reprint. Originally published: 2010.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"Of blacke cholor, without boyling" -- An impatient war -- "Will you turn me out if I can't get better?" -- Prevention is the cure -- "A distorted version of our normal selves" -- The fruits of long endeavors -- Atossa's war.
Summary, etc.:
A "biography" of cancer from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it.
Subject: Cancer > History.
Leukemia > History.
Neoplasms > history.
Neoplasms > drug therapy.
Antineoplastic Agents > therapeutic use.
History, 20th Century > United States.
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