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Mukherjee, Siddhartha.

The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer / Siddhartha Mukherjee.
New York : Scribner, c2010.

1st Scribner hardcover ed.
 3rd FL Science & Technology Library Books RC275 .M85 2010  Available
Collationxiv, 571 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliog.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.
SummaryA magnificently written "biography" of cancer--from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it.
SubjectCancer -- History.
Leukemia -- History.
Leukemia -- drug therapy -- United States.
Leukemia -- history -- United States.
Antineoplastic Agents -- history -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
ISBN9781439107959 (hardcover)
1439107955 (hardcover)
9781439195703 (pbk.)
1439195706 (pbk.)
9781439181713 (ebook)
1439181713 (ebook)
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