Under the Radar by Ellen Leopold
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Under the Radar
By Ellen Leopold

Under the Radar

Cancer and the Cold War

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Format: Hardback

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Under the Radar by Ellen Leopold

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Ellen Leopold shows how nearly every aspect of our understanding and discussion of cancer bears the imprint of its Cold War entanglement. The current biases toward individual rather than corporate responsibility for rising incidence rates, research that promotes treatment rather than prevention, and therapies that can be patented and marketed all reflect a largely hidden history shaped by the Cold War.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780813544045
ISBN-10: 0813544041
Format: Hardback
(233mm x 162mm x 25mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Rutgers University Press
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ellen Leopold

Ellen Leopold is the author of "A Darker Ribbon: Breast Cancer, Women, and Their Doctors in the Twentieth Century," and coauthor of "The World of Consumption." She has written on the subject of the politics of health care for "The Nation, American Prospect, Women's Review of Books" and the "Chicago Tribune."

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