The Emperor Of All Maladies

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439170916
Size: 58.27 MB
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An assessment of cancer addresses both the courageous battles against the disease and the misperceptions and hubris that have compromised modern understandings, providing coverage of such topics as ancient-world surgeries and the ...

The Emperor Of All Maladies

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439181713
Size: 48.77 MB
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The story of cancer is a story of human ingenuity, resilience, and perseverance, but also of hubris, paternalism, and misperception.

The Gene

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476733538
Size: 13.61 MB
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Throughout, the story of Mukherjee’s own family—with its tragic and bewildering history of mental illness—reminds us of the questions that hang over our ability to translate the science of genetics from the laboratory to the real ...

The Laws Of Medicine

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 147678485X
Size: 72.50 MB
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Ultimately, this book lays the groundwork for a new way of understanding medicine, now and into the future.

The Death Of Cancer

Author: Vincent T. DeVita, Jr., M.D.
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
ISBN: 0374714177
Size: 41.36 MB
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With historical depth and authenticity, DeVita reveals the true story of the fight against cancer. The Death of Cancer is an ambitious, vital book about a life-and-death subject that touches us all.

Complications

Author: Atul Gawande
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847651240
Size: 16.15 MB
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This is a stunningly well-written account of the life of a surgeon: what it is like to cut into people's bodies and the terrifying - literally life and death - decisions that have to be made: operations that go wrong; of doctors who go to ...

The Philadelphia Chromosome

Author: Jessica Wapner
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 1615191658
Size: 32.69 MB
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Science journalist Jessica Wapner reconstructs more than forty years of crucial breakthroughs, clearly explains the science behind them, and pays tribute—with extensive original reporting, including more than thirty-five interviews—to ...