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Making Cancer History
By James Stuart Olson

Making Cancer History

Disease and Discovery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

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Making Cancer History by James Stuart Olson

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The history of the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center vividly reveals how cancer treatment in America-and our attitudes toward the disease-has changed since the middle of the twentieth century. One of the preeminent cancer centers in the world, M. D. Anderson is also one of the first medical institutions devoted exclusively to caring for people with cancer and researching treatments and cures for the disease. Historian James S. Olson's narrative relates the story of the center's founding and of the surgeons, radiologists, radiotherapists, nurses, medical oncologists, scientists, administrators, and patients who built M. D. Anderson into the world-class institution it is today. Through interviews with M. D. Anderson's leaders and patients, Olson brings to life the struggle to understand and treat cancer in America. A cancer survivor who has himself been treated at the center, Olson imbues this history with humor, passion, and humanity.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801890567
ISBN-10: 080189056X
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 31mm)
Pages: 408
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Stuart Olson

James S. Olson is the Texas State University System Regents Professor of History at Sam Houston State University. He has written and edited dozens of books, including Bathsheba's Breast: Women, Cancer, and History, also published by Johns Hopkins.

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