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The emperor of all maladies : [a biography of cancer]

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee; Stephen Hoye
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Audio, ℗2010.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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A stunning combination of medical history, cutting-edge science, and narrative journalism that transforms the listener's understanding of cancer and much of the world around them. Siddhartha Mukherjee provides a fascinating glimpse into the future of cancer treatments and offers a bold new perspective on the way doctors, scientists, philosophers, and lay people have observed and understood the human body for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Siddhartha Mukherjee; Stephen Hoye
ISBN: 9781400149179 1400149177 9781400119172 1400119170
OCLC Number: 671236194
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Compact discs.
Duration: 20:00:00.
Performer(s): Read by Stephen Hoye.
Description: 16 audio discs (20.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Responsibility: Siddhartha Mukherjee.

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A stunning combination of medical history, cutting-edge science, and narrative journalism that transforms the listener's understanding of cancer and much of the world around them. Siddhartha Mukherjee provides a fascinating glimpse into the future of cancer treatments and offers a bold new perspective on the way doctors, scientists, philosophers, and lay people have observed and understood the human body for millennia.

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