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The history of cancer

an annotated bibliography

by James Stuart Olson

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- History -- Abstracts.,
  • Cancer -- History -- Bibliography.,
  • Neoplasms -- history -- abstracts.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementcompiled by James S. Olson.
    SeriesBibliographies and indexes in medical studies,, no. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC262 .O47 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 426 p. ;
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2184332M
    ISBN 100313258899
    LC Control Number89002174

      Mukherjee calls cancer "The Emperor of All Maladies" in his Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the disease. Around B.C., Hippocrates, the Greek physician known as the father of medicine, is.   To stop smoking is also introduced as an effective primary prevention of lung cancer. In conclusion, this book sheds new light on the future of "war against cancer" through comprehensively reviewing the past history of it. I believe this book will provide hope and clarity to those seeking to demystify : Dong Hoon Suh.

    Though many chapters in Unnatural History: Breast Cancer and American Society revisit expected material — Susan Emlen’s personal account of her surgery for a breast cancer in , Halsted’s development of the radical mastectomy — author Robert Aronowitz succeeds at combining these stories with newer ideas about the development of breast cancer “risk rhetoric” into an overall Author: Margaret F. Reynolds. The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee. Pulitzer Prize winning science writer Siddhartha Mukherjee’s comprehensive history of cancer covers a lot of bases: the first recorded case of cancer, early attempts at radiation therapy, along with the ongoing search for a cure.

    The epidemiologist Devra Davis, in “The Secret History of the War on Cancer” (), goes further, alleging that political inaction over environmental carcinogens has its root in the influence.   Many doctors become storytellers too, and Mukherjee has undertaken one of the most extraordinary stories in medicine: a history of cancer, which .


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From the outset, NCI served as a scientific cornerstone of the NIH. The following links provide information about the history of NCI appropriations and the Professional Judgment (Bypass) Budget, as well as data on. Content. The book weaves together Mukherjee's experiences as a hematology/oncology fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital as well as the history of cancer treatment and research.

Mukherjee gives the history of cancer from its first identification 4, years ago by the Egyptian physician Greeks had no understanding of cells, but they were familiar with : Siddhartha Mukherjee. The biographical aspects of “The Emperor of All Maladies” have more to do with the personalities of anti-cancer combatants than with concocting one for cancer itself.

This book pays. Every human being has cancer cells in their body. Most people don’t even know they have cancer cells because their immune system safely and easily kills their cancer cells as they form.

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‘The story of oncology is not only fascinating but also contains many accounts of dead ends, chance discoveries, illusions, mistakes and disappointments alongside the few successes.’These words are taken from the introduction to this book.

The author, professor emeritus of Medical Oncology, reviews all aspects of the problem of cancer from a historical perspective, from the oldest existing.

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