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Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: New York : Scribner, c2010.
Edition/Format: Book Book : English : 1st Scribner hardcover ed
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Siddhartha Mukherjee
ISBN: 9781439107959 1439107955 9781439195703 1439195706 9781439181713 1439181713
Language Note: English
Unique Identifier: 691380716
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Description: xiv, 571 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 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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