The Emperor Of All Maladies

Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439170916
Size: 11.57 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: 25.77 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: 14.23 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: 47.57 MB
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Ultimately, this book lays the groundwork for a new way of understanding medicine, now and into the future.

Better

Author: Atul Gawande
Publisher: Profile Books
ISBN: 1847651232
Size: 29.57 MB
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The struggle to perform well is universal, but nowhere is this drive to do better more important than in medicine.

The Death Of Cancer

Author: Vincent T. DeVita, Jr., M.D.
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
ISBN: 0374714177
Size: 52.50 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.

A Cancer In The Family

Author: Theodora Ross, MD, PhD
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698197895
Size: 23.74 MB
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With a foreword by Siddartha Mukherjee, prize winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies, this will be the first authoritative, go-to for people facing inherited cancer, this book empowers readers to face their genetic heritage without ...

The Philadelphia Chromosome

Author: Jessica Wapner
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 1615191658
Size: 32.78 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 ...

Stiff

Author: Mary Roach
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241965012
Size: 74.59 MB
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Mary Roach's Stiff lifts the lid off what happens to our bodies once we have died. Bold, original and with a delightful eye for detail, Roach tells us everything we wanted to know about this new frontier in medical science.