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The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Scribner trade paperback edView all editions and formats
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A magnificently written "biography" of cancer--from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Siddhartha Mukherjee
ISBN: 9781439107959 1439107955 9781439170915 1439170916 9781439181713 1439181713
OCLC Number: 708741638
Description: xviii, 573, [12] p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
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 magnificently written "biography" of cancer--from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it.

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