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Title:
Unnatural history : breast cancer and American society
Author:
Aronowitz, Robert A. (Robert Alan), 1953-
Publication Information:
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
xi, 366 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Cancer in the breast, 1813 -- Pessimism and promise -- Taking responsibility for cancer -- Living at risk -- "Do not delay": the war against time -- "Prophets of doom": skeptics of the cancer establishment at mid- century -- Balancing hope, trust, and truth: Rachel Carson -- The rise of surveillance -- Crisis in prevention -- Breast cancer risk: "waiting for the axe to fall".
ISBN:
9780521822497
Format :
Book