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The emperor of all maladies a biography of cancer /

A "biography" of cancer from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it. A combination of medical history, cutting-edge science, and narrative journalism that transforms the listener's understanding of cancer and much of the world around them. The author provides a glimpse into the future of cancer treatments and offers a bold new perspective on the way doctors, scientists, philosophers, and lay people have observed and understood the human body for millennia.

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  • "A historical assessment of cancer addresses both the courageous battles against the complex disease and the misperceptions and hubris that have compromised modern understandings, covering such topics as ancient-world surgeries and the developments of present-day treatments."
  • "A "biography" of cancer from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it. A combination of medical history, cutting-edge science, and narrative journalism that transforms the listener's understanding of cancer and much of the world around them. The author provides a glimpse into the future of cancer treatments and offers a bold new perspective on the way doctors, scientists, philosophers, and lay people have observed and understood the human body for millennia."@en
  • "A "biography" of cancer from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it. A combination of medical history, cutting-edge science, and narrative journalism that transforms the listener's understanding of cancer and much of the world around them. The author provides a glimpse into the future of cancer treatments and offers a bold new perspective on the way doctors, scientists, philosophers, and lay people have observed and understood the human body for millennia."
  • ""A "biography" of cancer from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it. A combination of medical history, cutting-edge science, and narrative journalism that transforms the listener's understanding of cancer and much of the world around them. The author provides a glimpse into the future of cancer treatments and offers a bold new perspective on the way doctors, scientists, philosophers, and lay people have observed and understood the human body for millennia."--[Source inconnue]."
  • "A "biography" of cancer from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it. A combination of medical history, cutting-edge science, and narrative journalism that transforms the listener's understanding of cancer and much of the world around them. The author provides a glimpse into the future of cancer treatments and offers a bold new perspective on the way doctors, scientists, philosophers, and lay people have observed and understood the human body for millennia."
  • "Here is a magnificent, profoundly humane "biography" of cancer - from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence. Physician, researcher, and award-winning science writer Siddhartha Mukherjee examines cancer with a cellular biologist's precision, a historian's perspective, and a biographer's passion. (Bestseller)"
  • "A "biography" of cancer from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it. A combination of medical history, cutting-edge science, and narrative journalism that transforms the listener's understanding of cancer and much of the world around them. The author provides a glimpse into the future of cancer treatments and offers a bold new perspective on the way doctors, scientists, philosophers, and lay people have observed and understood the human body for millennia"
  • "A magnificently written "biography" of cancer--from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it."@en
  • "A magnificently written "biography" of cancer--from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it."
  • "Populairwetenschappelijk overzicht van het medische onderzoek naar en de behandeling van kanker vanaf de vroegste tijden tot nu, met een vooruitblik naar toekomstige ontwikkelingen."

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  • "Biography"@en
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  • "Large type books."
  • "History"
  • "History."
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  • "The emperor of all maladies a biography of cancer /"@en
  • "The emperor of all maladies a biography of cancer /"
  • "The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer"
  • "The emperor of all maladies /"
  • "The emperor of all maladies /"@en
  • "The Emperor of All Maladies A Biography of Cancer."@en
  • "The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer."@en
  • "The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer /"
  • "The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer /"@en