Health and Welfare Research Group

28 October 2009, 12:00 - 14:00

CRASSH 17 Mill Lane

The Cancer Wars: Medicine's Vietnam?

To access the Readings please contact Dr R Barnett


- J. T. Patterson, The Dread Disease: Cancer and Modern American Culture (Cambridge: Harvard Univ. Press, 1987), chapter 7.


- Ilana Löwy, Between Bench and Bedside: Science, Healing and Interleukin-2 in a Cancer Ward(Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1996), chapter 1.


- David Cantor, Cancer, in Bynum & Porter (eds.), Companion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine, vol. 1 (London: Routledge, 1993), pp 537-61.


- Milton J. Lewis, Medicine and Care of the Dying: A Modern History (Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2007), chapter 3


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