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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer Summary
Siddhartha Mukherjee

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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer Summary

Plot Summary

Siddhartha Mukherjee (1970 - ) is the author of The Emperor of all Maladies: a Biography of Cancer. Mukherjee is a cancer researcher and physician who gives a brilliant and thorough examination of the history of cancer while explaining the disease in such a way that the lay person can understand its origins and the battle to treat, prevent and cure it.

Mukherjee gives objective views and historical facts about cancer in its various forms and also details all of the major discoveries in medical history and research related to finding a cure for the disease that is on its way to becoming the number one cause of death in America. He also reveals personal insights and opinions about various practices, discoveries and events.

There are times when the tone takes on a more personal bent, such as when the author describes his first encounter with Carla Reed. Mukherjee, learned...

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