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The breast cancer wars : hope, fear, and the pursuit of a cure in twentieth-century America

Author: Barron H Lerner
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lerner, Barron H.
Breast cancer wars.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(DLC) 00063691
(OCoLC)44812278
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barron H Lerner
ISBN: 9781429461870 142946187X
OCLC Number: 122348002
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 391 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Establishing a tradition : William Halsted and the radical mastectomy --
Inventing a curable disease : breast cancer control after World War II --
The scalpel triumphant : radical surgery in the 1950s --
A heretical interlude : biology as fate --
Reality check : breast cancer treatment and randomized controlled trials --
"I alone am in charge of my body" : breast cancer patients in revolt --
No shrinking violet : Rose Kushner and the maturation of breast cancer activism --
Seek and ye shall find : mammography praised and scorned --
"The world has passed us by" : science, activism, and the fall of the radical mastectomy --
The past as prologue : what can the history of breast cancer teach us? --
Risky business : breast cancer and genetics.
Responsibility: Barron H. Lerner.
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