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The Philadelphia chromosome : a mutant gene and the quest to cure cancer at the genetic level

Author: Jessica Wapner; Heather Henderson
Publisher: Minneapolis : HighBridge Company, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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Almost daily, headlines announce newly discovered links between cancers and their genetic causes. Science journalist Jessica Wapner vividly relates the backstory behind those headlines, reconstructing the crucial breakthroughs, explaining the science behind them, and giving due to the dozens of researchers, doctors, and patients whose curiosity and determination restored the promise of a future to the more than  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
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Wapner, Jessica.
Philadelphia chromosome.
[Minneapolis, MN] : HighBridge Audio, ℗2013
(OCoLC)841311594
Named Person: David S Hungerford
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Wapner; Heather Henderson
ISBN: 9781622311781 1622311787
OCLC Number: 843180578
Performer(s): Read by Heather Henderson.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 46 min.))
Responsibility: Jessica Wapner.

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Almost daily, headlines announce newly discovered links between cancers and their genetic causes. Science journalist Jessica Wapner vividly relates the backstory behind those headlines, reconstructing the crucial breakthroughs, explaining the science behind them, and giving due to the dozens of researchers, doctors, and patients whose curiosity and determination restored the promise of a future to the more than 50,000 people diagnosed each year with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) ...

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