The Dread Disease: Cancer and Modern American Culture

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Author: James T. Patterson
Publisher: Unknown
Genre: Medicine > Oncology
Pages: 396
Language: english
Year: 1989
ISBN 10: 0674216253
ISBN 13: 9780674216259
Series: Unknown
Edition: Unknown
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Synopsis

Cancer is that "loathsome beast, which seized upon the breast, drove its long claws into the surrounding tissues, derived its sustenance by sucking out the juices of its victims, and never even relaxed its hold in death," a turn-of-the-century physician...