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The Resource The breast cancer wars : hope, fear, and the pursuit of a cure in twentieth-century America, Barron H. Lerner

The breast cancer wars : hope, fear, and the pursuit of a cure in twentieth-century America, Barron H. Lerner

Label
The breast cancer wars : hope, fear, and the pursuit of a cure in twentieth-century America
Title
The breast cancer wars
Title remainder
hope, fear, and the pursuit of a cure in twentieth-century America
Statement of responsibility
Barron H. Lerner
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lerner, Barron H
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Breast
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • United States
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • History, 20th Century
  • Mastectomy
Label
The breast cancer wars : hope, fear, and the pursuit of a cure in twentieth-century America, Barron H. Lerner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 298-369) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Establishing a tradition : William Halsted and the radical mastectomy -- Inventing a curable disease : breast cancer control after World War II -- The scalpel triumphant : radical surgery in the 1950s -- A heretical interlude : biology as fate -- Reality check : breast cancer treatment and randomized controlled trials -- "I alone am in charge of my body" : breast cancer patients in revolt -- No shrinking violet : Rose Kushner and the maturation of breast cancer activism -- Seek and ye shall find : mammography praised and scorned -- "The world has passed us by" : science, activism, and the fall of the radical mastectomy -- The past as prologue : what can the history of breast cancer teach us? -- Risky business : breast cancer and genetics
Control code
44812278
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 383 pages
Isbn
9780195142617
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00006391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The breast cancer wars : hope, fear, and the pursuit of a cure in twentieth-century America, Barron H. Lerner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 298-369) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Establishing a tradition : William Halsted and the radical mastectomy -- Inventing a curable disease : breast cancer control after World War II -- The scalpel triumphant : radical surgery in the 1950s -- A heretical interlude : biology as fate -- Reality check : breast cancer treatment and randomized controlled trials -- "I alone am in charge of my body" : breast cancer patients in revolt -- No shrinking violet : Rose Kushner and the maturation of breast cancer activism -- Seek and ye shall find : mammography praised and scorned -- "The world has passed us by" : science, activism, and the fall of the radical mastectomy -- The past as prologue : what can the history of breast cancer teach us? -- Risky business : breast cancer and genetics
Control code
44812278
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 383 pages
Isbn
9780195142617
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00006391
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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