The Emperor of All Maladies

A biography of cancer

By Siddhartha Mukherjee

Medical

Fiction

Published by 4th Estate

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The Emperor of All Maladies

Siihartha Mukherjee, a cellular biologist, chronicles cancer through the ages and the human endeavour to defeat it. He recounts centuries of discoveries and setbacks and provides a glimpse into the future of cancer treatments.

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