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The Emperor of All Maladies

A Biography of Cancer

By Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Emperor of All Maladies
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  • Published in USA  Nov 2010,
    592 pages.

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avid (03/06/12)

everything cancer history
This is a very palatable way to learn about cancer. The book covers the history of its diagnosis and treatment, in all its many forms, and efforts that currently exist to identify and treat modern cancers. About 80 of this book is in layman's terms, and several specific cases are included to humanize the information. It does not admonish or instruct, but rather provides useful knowledge about the disease and potential cures and treatments. Read it if you want to learn what cancer is/does and how it's currently being treated. Knowledge is power, right?
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