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The Resource Gender and cancer in England, 1860-1948, Ornella Moscucci

Gender and cancer in England, 1860-1948, Ornella Moscucci

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Gender and cancer in England, 1860-1948
Title
Gender and cancer in England, 1860-1948
Statement of responsibility
Ornella Moscucci
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
N$T
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Moscucci, Ornella
Dewey number
  • 616.9940082
  • 900
Index
index present
LC call number
RC281.W65
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Medicine and biomedical sciences in modern history
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  • Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Great Britain
Label
Gender and cancer in England, 1860-1948, Ornella Moscucci
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; List of Figures; Chapter 1: Introduction; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 2: Cancer: A 'Female' Disease; Explaining People's Liability to Cancer; Women's Proclivity to Cancer; A Geography of Women's Cancers: Alfred Haviland's Geological Theory; Hunting for the Cancer Microbe; Gender Differentials in Cancer Mortality: A Narrowing Gap?; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 3: The Making of a 'Hopeful' Cancer; Uterine Cancer in the Nineteenth Century: A Hopeless, Fatal Disease; The Meanings of Incurability; The Problem of Diagnosing 'Early' Uterine Cancer
  • The Microscope Comes to the Aid (or Not)'Early' Uterine Cancer and Surgical Curability Before 1860; The Second Wave of Surgical Activism, c.1860-1880; The Revival of Total Abdominal Hysterectomy for Uterine Cancer; A Question of Comparisons; Vaginal Hysterectomy: A Story of Unfulfilled Promise; Redefining the Meaning of Cure; Critiques of Vaginal Hysterectomy; The Notion of 'Delay'; Improving Operability; The Controversy in Context; A Message of Hope; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 4: Gender and Cancer Awareness Campaigns in England, c.1900-1948; The Crusade Agaist Cancer of the Uterus
  • Tuberculosis and Cancer ComparedPreventing Mortality; Methods and Strategies; The First Campaign Against Uterine Cancer; Public Education Between the Wars: The Changing Context of a Contested Idea; Confusing Messages; Public Campaigns and Service Provision; Gender, Cancer and the Medical Officer of Health; An Alternative Model: The Yorkshire Campaign; The BECC Finally Enters the Field; Post-War Developments; Notes; Bibliography; Archival Sources; Published Sources; Chapter 5: The Gendered Politics of Radiotherapy; The Dawn of Radiation Therapy: X-rays; The Dawn of Radiation Therapy: Radium
  • Radium in GynaecologyStandardizing Therapy; The Case for Centralization; The MWF's Radium Research Scheme; The Marie Curie Hospital; Scalpel or Rays? The Statistical Debate; Comparing Treatment Outcomes: The Origins of the 'Staging' Concept; Cancer in Women: Radium Therapy for the London Poor; Another Sort of Cumulation: Radiotherapy with Surgery; Notes; Bibliography; Archival Sources; Published Sources; Chapter 6: Visions of Utopia; What Is 'Latent' Carcinoma of the Cervix?; Schiller's Test; Hinselmann's Colposcope; Diagnosing Cervical Cancer from Cells; 'Screening' for Disease in America
  • The Vaginal Smear: From Diagnostic to Screening TestBritish Attitudes to Screening; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 7: Managing Cancer Risk: The Role of Prophylactic Surgery; A Stitch in Time; Primum: Non Nocere; Redundant Organs; Circumcision: Surgical Vaccine or Mutilation?; The Controversial Ovary; The Pre-Cancerous Uterus; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 8: Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Bibliography; Primary Bibliography; Secondary Bibliography; Index
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781349601097
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn971492076
Label
Gender and cancer in England, 1860-1948, Ornella Moscucci
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; Contents; Abbreviations; List of Figures; Chapter 1: Introduction; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 2: Cancer: A 'Female' Disease; Explaining People's Liability to Cancer; Women's Proclivity to Cancer; A Geography of Women's Cancers: Alfred Haviland's Geological Theory; Hunting for the Cancer Microbe; Gender Differentials in Cancer Mortality: A Narrowing Gap?; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 3: The Making of a 'Hopeful' Cancer; Uterine Cancer in the Nineteenth Century: A Hopeless, Fatal Disease; The Meanings of Incurability; The Problem of Diagnosing 'Early' Uterine Cancer
  • The Microscope Comes to the Aid (or Not)'Early' Uterine Cancer and Surgical Curability Before 1860; The Second Wave of Surgical Activism, c.1860-1880; The Revival of Total Abdominal Hysterectomy for Uterine Cancer; A Question of Comparisons; Vaginal Hysterectomy: A Story of Unfulfilled Promise; Redefining the Meaning of Cure; Critiques of Vaginal Hysterectomy; The Notion of 'Delay'; Improving Operability; The Controversy in Context; A Message of Hope; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 4: Gender and Cancer Awareness Campaigns in England, c.1900-1948; The Crusade Agaist Cancer of the Uterus
  • Tuberculosis and Cancer ComparedPreventing Mortality; Methods and Strategies; The First Campaign Against Uterine Cancer; Public Education Between the Wars: The Changing Context of a Contested Idea; Confusing Messages; Public Campaigns and Service Provision; Gender, Cancer and the Medical Officer of Health; An Alternative Model: The Yorkshire Campaign; The BECC Finally Enters the Field; Post-War Developments; Notes; Bibliography; Archival Sources; Published Sources; Chapter 5: The Gendered Politics of Radiotherapy; The Dawn of Radiation Therapy: X-rays; The Dawn of Radiation Therapy: Radium
  • Radium in GynaecologyStandardizing Therapy; The Case for Centralization; The MWF's Radium Research Scheme; The Marie Curie Hospital; Scalpel or Rays? The Statistical Debate; Comparing Treatment Outcomes: The Origins of the 'Staging' Concept; Cancer in Women: Radium Therapy for the London Poor; Another Sort of Cumulation: Radiotherapy with Surgery; Notes; Bibliography; Archival Sources; Published Sources; Chapter 6: Visions of Utopia; What Is 'Latent' Carcinoma of the Cervix?; Schiller's Test; Hinselmann's Colposcope; Diagnosing Cervical Cancer from Cells; 'Screening' for Disease in America
  • The Vaginal Smear: From Diagnostic to Screening TestBritish Attitudes to Screening; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 7: Managing Cancer Risk: The Role of Prophylactic Surgery; A Stitch in Time; Primum: Non Nocere; Redundant Organs; Circumcision: Surgical Vaccine or Mutilation?; The Controversial Ovary; The Pre-Cancerous Uterus; Notes; Bibliography; Chapter 8: Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Bibliography; Primary Bibliography; Secondary Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781349601097
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn971492076

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