Siddhartha Mukherjee Writing Styles in The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Siddhartha Mukherjee
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Siddhartha Mukherjee (1970 - ) is the author of The Emperor of all Maladies: a Biography of Cancer. Mukherjee is a cancer physician, researcher and author. Mukherjee currently works as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University and also serves as staff physician at Columbia University Medical Center.

Mukherjee, who was born in New Delhi, India, attended Stanford University where he majored in biology. The author was awarded with a Rhodes scholarship to Oxford University. Mukherjee earned a DPhil in immunology while at Oxford. Following graduation, Mukherjee attended Harvard Medical School. The author became an Internal Medicine resident at Massachusetts General Hospital which was followed by an oncology fellowship.

In the book, Mukherjee discusses his role as one of seven cancer fellows at the hospital involved in an immersive training program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Mukherjee describes the immersive training program as being so intensive that nothing outside of...

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