A magnificently written "biography" of cancer--from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it.
"Of blacke cholor, without boyling" An impatient war "Will you turn me out if I can't get better?" Prevention is the cure "A distorted version of our normal selves" The fruits of long endeavors Atossa's war.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.