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Published: 24 April 2003

416 Pages | 15 half tones and 6 line drawings


ISBN: 9780195161069

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The Breast Cancer Wars

Hope, Fear, and the Pursuit of a Cure in Twentieth-Century America

Barron H. Lerner

  • A compelling history of the battles stirred up by breast cancer: the medical war against the disease, the patients' war against paternalism, and the statistical war against uncertainty

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