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One in three : a son's journey into the history and science of cancer

Author: Adam Wishart
Publisher: New York : Grove Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A history of cancer covers the scientific discoveries of the eighteenth century and the modern worldwide research efforts to treat and cure the disease, while offering the author's own experience as the son of a cancer patient.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal Narrative
History
Biography
Personal Narratives
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Wishart
ISBN: 0802118402 9780802118400
OCLC Number: 71286740
Description: 288 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Incipience : the disease emerges --
Surgery : the bloody butchery --
Cells : a scientific revolution --
Radiation : Marie Curie's new light --
Causes : is civilization the problem? --
Chemotherapy : the hunt for the magic bullet --
The war on cancer : Richard Nixon's quest --
Alternatives : the backlash against orthodoxy --
Genes : the search for the cancer code --
Prevention : making your own luck --
Targeting genes : "my parents made me a crusader" --
The clocks of mortality : how a cell is damaged --
Epilogue : The future.
Responsibility: Adam Wishart.
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A history of cancer covers the scientific discoveries of the eighteenth century and the modern worldwide research efforts to treat and cure the disease, while offering the author's own experience as the son of a cancer patient.

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