Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths

September 1, 2015|
Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths by Alanna Mitchell
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An unprecedented take on cancer and recoveryWinner of the Lane Anderson Award for Science WritingQuill & QuireAlanna Mitchell explores the facts and myths about cancer in this powerful book, as she recounts her family’s experiences with the disease. When her beloved brother-in-law John is diagnosed with malignant melanoma, Alanna throws herself into the latest clinical research, providing us with a clear description of what scientists know of cancer and its treatments. When John enters the world of alternative treatments, Alanna does, too, looking for the science in untested waters. She comes face to face with the misconceptions we share about cancer, which are rooted in blame and anxiety, and opens the door to new ways of looking at our most-feared illness.Malignant Metaphor
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Title:Malignant Metaphor: Confronting Cancer Myths
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:208 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Published:September 1, 2015
Publisher:ECW Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781770412682

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