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The Emperor of All Maladies

A Biography of Cancer

by Siddhartha Mukherjee

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Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2011

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction 2011

Shortlisted for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize

Shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize

Now, as cancer becomes an ever more universal experience, the need to understand it, and its treatment, has never been more compelling. In this groundbreaking and award-winning account Siddhartha Mukherjee tells the fascinating story of our relationship with this disease. From brutal early surgical treatments, to Sidney Farber's hugely risky discovery of chemotherapy, to the author's treatment of his own patients, he reveals how far we have come in solving one of science's great mysteries and offers a fascinating glimpse of our future progress.

Publication Details

Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:
Fourth Estate
Publication Date:
2011

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Siddhartha Mukherjee (Author)

Siddhartha Mukherjee M.D., Ph.D., is a cancer physician and researcher. He is an assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University and a cancer physician at the CU/NYU Presbyterian Hospital. He has published articles in Nature, New England Jo...

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