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The Resource Under the radar : cancer and the cold war, Ellen Leopold, (electronic book)

Under the radar : cancer and the cold war, Ellen Leopold, (electronic book)

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Under the radar : cancer and the cold war
Title
Under the radar
Title remainder
cancer and the cold war
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Leopold
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
At the end of the Second World War, a diagnosis of cancer was a death sentence. Sixty years later, it is considered a chronic disease rather than one that is invariably fatal. Although survival rates have improved, the very word continues to evoke a special terror and guilt, inspiring scientists and politicians to wage war against it. In Under the Radar, Ellen Leopold shows how nearly every aspect of our understanding and discussion of cancer bears the imprint of its Cold War entanglement. The current biases toward individual rather than corporate responsibility for rising incidence rates, res
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Leopold, Ellen
Dewey number
363.738
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
RC276
LC item number
.L46 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Cancer
  • Cobalt
  • Cold War
  • Informed consent (Medical law)
  • Radioactive fallout
  • Radiation carcinogenesis
Label
Under the radar : cancer and the cold war, Ellen Leopold, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
ebr10251790
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 284 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780813544045
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Under the radar : cancer and the cold war, Ellen Leopold, (electronic book)
Publication
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
Control code
ebr10251790
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 284 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780813544045
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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