The Emperor of All Maladies

A Biography of Cancer

Mukherjee, Siddhartha

Audiobook CD - 2010
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Emperor of All Maladies
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A stunning combination of medical history, cutting-edge science, and narrative journalism that transforms the listener's understanding of cancer and much of the world around them. Siddhartha Mukherjee provides a fascinating glimpse into the future of cancer treatments and offers a bold new perspective on the way doctors, scientists, philosophers, and lay people have observed and understood the human body for millennia.

Publisher: Old Saybrook, CT : Tantor Audio, p2010
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 1400149177
9781400149179
1400119170
9781400119172
Branch Call Number: CD 616.994 MUK
Additional Contributors: Hoye, Stephen

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Feb 20, 2015
  • Jiying_ren rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I really like this book for the depth and breadth being covered on such hard topic. The painstaking details on the pursuit to find a cure, the touching narrative of the personal stories, and the rigorous scientific accuracy, all of the above made this book one of its kind.

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Jan 17, 2015
  • 1aa rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Focused on the 20th century, mainly in the U.S.A., it weaves biography, institutional history, and the development of medical research.
Frankly, the only thing I want to learn about cancer now is how to avoid getting it.

Oct 03, 2011
  • Juliecook rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

extremely long item

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