Review: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

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THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES is a magnificent, profoundly humane “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. Physician, researcher, and awardwinning science writer, Siddhartha Mukherjee examines cancer with a cellular biologist's ... Read full review

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It took me a very long time to get through this book. It was interesting but it was a long slog. I don't think Dr Mukherjee is a particularly good writer of history. Once we got to the genetics ... Read full review

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