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The cancer chronicles : unlocking medicine's deepest mystery

Author: George Johnson
Publisher: London : Vintage Books, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Illuminates the human experience with elegiac grace, bearing witness to the punishing gauntlet of consultations, surgeries, targeted therapies and other treatments.


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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Johnson
ISBN: 9780099556053 0099556057
OCLC Number: 888354691
Notes: Originally published: London: The Bodley Head, 2013.
Awards: Short-listed for Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2014 (UK)
Short-listed for Society of Biology Book of the Year 2014 (UK)
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: George Johnson.


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"Rich and sweeping...this is a book for anyone whose life has been touched by cancer, which is just about everyone" -- Barbara Ehrenreich "Compact, elegant...gripping... Everyone who is concerned Read more...

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