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Author LinkJohnson, George,1952 January 20-
Title LinkThe cancer chronicles : unlocking medicine’s deepest mystery / George Johnson.
Edition First edition.
Distribution New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Description xii, 284 pages ;  22 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [205]-268) and index.
Contents Contents: Jurassic cancer -- Nancy’s story -- The consolations of anthropology -- Invasion of the body snatchers -- Information sickness -- "How heart cells embrace their fate" -- Where cancer really comes from -- "Adriamycin and posole for Christmas Eve" -- Deeper into the cancer cell -- The metabolic mess -- Gambling with radiation -- The immortal demon -- Beware the echthroi -- Joe’s cancer.
Subject LinkCancer -- Etiology -- Popular works.
LinkCancer -- Research -- Popular works.

System Number 000674730
ISBN Link9780307595140 (hbk.) : $27.95
Link0307595145 (hbk.)

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