The Emperor Of All Maladies A Biography Of Cancer
The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee - Key Takeaways & Analysis Preview: Scientist and physician Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of "The Emperor of All Maladies," calls his book a biography of cancer rather than simply a history. The aut
Thought-provoking and accessible in approach, this updated and expanded second edition of the The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer provides a user-friendly introduction to the subject, Taking a clear structural framework, it guides the reader through the subject's core elements. A flowing writing style combines with the use of illustrations and diagrams throughout the text to ensure the reader understands even the most complex of concepts.
Very Good 1439107955 Crisp pages. Tight binding. Light shelf wear on dust jacket. Personal dedication written on the inside. Water staining on front of jacket.
The book is based on a therapy used by more than 170 Soviet and Russian medical doctors. According to their clinical observations and hundreds of Western studies, low body oxygenation is the key factor that promotes cancer. These observations resulted in
Where do we stand in our battle against cancer and how have we reached this point? In which ways has our view of the disease changed, and how has this influenced the evolution of its evil trajectory? Are we winning or losing the "war against cancer"? In this Pulitzer-Prize winning work, physician, researcher, and award-winning science writer, Siddhartha Mukherjee examines cancer with a cellular biologist's precision, a historian's perspective, and a biographer's passion.
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies-a magnificent history of the gene and a response to the defining question of the future: What becomes of being human when we learn to "read" and "write" our own genetic information'the extraordinary Siddhartha Mukherjee has a written a biography of the gene as deft, brilliant, and illuminating as his extraordinarily successful biography of cancer.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and now a documentary from Ken Burns on PBS, The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane "biography" of cancer-from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence.