Cancer Patients, Cancer Pathways

Author(s): 
Timmermann, Carsten
Author(s): 
Toon, Elizabeth
ISBN: 
9781137272072
Date published: 
October 2012
Hardback
Price: 
£55.00

Eleven essays by historians and sociologists examine cancer research and treatment as everyday practice in post-war Europe and North America. These are not stories of inevitable medical progress and obstacles overcome, but of historical contingencies, cultural differences, hope, and often disappointed expectations.