The Emperor of All Maladies

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This publication is a biography of cancer from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it, to a radical new understanding of its essence.

From the Persian Queen Atossa, whose Greek slave cut off her malignant breast, to the nineteenth-century recipients of primitive radiation and chemotherapy to Mukherjee's own leukemia patient, Carla, the Emperor of All Maladies is about the people who have soldiered through fiercely-demanding regimens in order to survive - and to increase our understanding of this iconic disease.