A Biography of Cancer

August 9, 2011

Photograph © Deborah Feingold

Hour 1: What can we learn about cancer from studying the history of the disease? We’ll find out this hour with Dr. Siddartha Mukherjee [1]. Mukherjee is assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University and staff cancer physician at Columbia University Medical Center. His book, “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer” (Scribner, paperback, 2011), won the 2011 Pulizer Prize in Nonfiction and is now out in paperback.

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[1] Dr. Siddartha Mukherjee: http://sidmukherjee.com/about-the-author/

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