Cancerland : a medical memoir / David Scadden, M.D. (Professor of Medicine, Harvard University) ; with Michael D'Antonio
Book | Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press | 2018 | First edition.
Available at FVTC General Collection (RC263.S325 2018)

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Edition
First edition.
Description
308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-290) and index.
Contents
Dawn of the biological age -- Seeing cancer -- Cancerland -- Chemicals in conversation -- Stem cells and a renewable you -- Snuppy the hound and iPSCs -- Provoking a response -- Gene hacking -- From gory to glory -- Postscript: science in the future tense.
Summary
"By exploring the science of cancer, the promising new therapies, and remarkable drugs, Dr. Scadden humanizes it, reveals that progress toward a cure is real--if fitful--and assures those with cancer that they never walk alone"--Dust jacket flap.
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ISBN
1250092752 (hardcover)
9781250092755 (hardcover)
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