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Author Mukherjee, Siddhartha

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

Publ Info New York : Scribner, 2010
Edition First Scribner hardcover edition
 CCRI-Lincoln  RC275 .M85 2010    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Warwick  RC275 .M85 2010    AVAILABLE
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Descript xiv, 571 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents "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
Note A magnificently written "biography" of cancer--from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it
LC subject Cancer -- History
Leukemia -- History
Mesh Subject Leukemia -- drug therapy -- United States
Leukemia -- history -- United States
Antineoplastic Agents -- history -- United States
History, 20th Century -- United States
ISBN 9781439107959 (hardcover)
1439107955 (hardcover)
9781439195703 (pbk.)
1439195706 (pbk.)
9781439181713 (ebook)
1439181713 (ebook)