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The first cell : and the human costs of pursuing cancer to the last / Azra Raza.

Raza, Azra, (author.).

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Homer Public Library 616.994 RAZ 000154532 Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781541699526
  • ISBN: 1541699521
  • Physical Description: xii, 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue : cancer and its discontents -- Introduction : from last to first -- Omar : the nobleness of life is to do thus -- Per : sand piles and cancer -- Lady N : a loaded gun -- Kitty C : what wound did ever heal but by degrees? -- JC : one touch of nature makes the whole world kin -- Andrew : was honesty a choice? -- Harvey : death stared him in the face, and he stared right back -- Aftermath : give sorrow words -- Epilogue : the dawn has already arrived.
Summary, etc.:
"A world-class oncologist delivers a devastating and deeply personal examination of cancer, offering a searing account of how both medicine and society (mis)treats cancer, how people can do better, and why they must." -- (Source of summary not specified).
Subject: Cancer > Prevention.
Cancer > Popular works.
Neoplasms > therapy.
Medical Oncology.
Neoplasms > prevention & control.
MEDICAL / Chemotherapy.
Cancer > Prevention.
Cancer > Treatment.
Genre: Personal Narrative.
Personal Narrative.
Popular works.