The Emperor of All Maladies
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.
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a must readUser Review - mroseseattle - Overstock.com
this book was very well written, i loved the well researched history regarding cancer. honestly, i could not put this book down once i started reading it. it is a must read for everybody! Read full review
I read this book three times so far..It changed my life, The Best Book I Ever Read.
If I had read this book when I was very young I would have become a cancer researcher..Beautifully Written!
Spell binding. Deeply Touching.