A magnificent and moving history of cancer which combines medical journalism with the author's own oncologist experience. At its heart are the questions that cancer has raised since first it appeared, about the role of doctors and science, about suffering, surviving, and dying. This book was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction in 2011.
The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer
by Mukherjee, Siddhartha
Fourth Estate, London, UK, 2011
Subjects: Cancer, Doctors, History, Oncology, Personal experiences, Research, Therapy
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