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The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer / Siddhartha Mukherjee.

Authors: Mukherjee, Siddhartha.
Call number: 616.994 MUK
Publisher: New York : Scribner, c2010.
Publication date: c2010.
Subject: Cancer -- History.
Leukemia -- History.
Title: The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer / Siddhartha Mukherjee.
Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Physical description: xiv, 571 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents note: "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.
Summary note: A magnificently written "biography" of cancer--from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781439107959
1439107955
9781439195703
1439195706 (pbk.)
9781439170915
LCCN: 2010024114
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Bib No.: 1269910