Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 April 2018

248 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190637033

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Thinking Through Breast Cancer

A Philosophical Exploration of Diagnosis, Treatment, and Survival

Mary Ann G. Cutter

  • Provides a philosophical approach to thinking about how to manage the uncertainty of breast cancer diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment
  • Covers breast cancer philosophically, and in a way not typically addressed in breast cancer patient literature
  • Applies insights that emerge in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, social and political philosophy, and bioethics to the difficult experience of being a cancer patient

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