[Ebook] ➨ The Emperor of All Maladies ➮ Siddhartha Mukherjee – Buyphenergan500.us

The Emperor of All Maladies The Emperor Of All Maladies Is A Magnificent, Profoundly Humane Biography Of Cancer From Its First Documented Appearances Thousands Of Years Ago Through The Epic Battles In The Twentieth Century To Cure, Control, And Conquer It To A Radical New Understanding Of Its Essence Physician, Researcher, And Award Winning Science Writer, Siddhartha Mukherjee Examines Cancer With A Cellular Biologist S Precision, A Historian S Perspective, And A Biographer S Passion The Result Is An Astonishingly Lucid And Eloquent Chronicle Of A Disease Humans Have Lived With And Perished From For Than Five Thousand Years The Story Of Cancer Is A Story Of Human Ingenuity, Resilience, And Perseverance, But Also Of Hubris, Paternalism, And Misperception Mukherjee Recounts Centuries Of Discoveries, Setbacks, Victories, And Deaths, Told Through The Eyes Of His Predecessors And Peers, Training Their Wits Against An Infinitely Resourceful Adversary That, Just Three Decades Ago, Was Thought To Be Easily Vanquished In An All Out War Against Cancer The Book Reads Like A Literary Thriller With Cancer As The Protagonist From The Persian Queen Atossa, Whose Greek Slave Cut Off Her Malignant Breast, To The Nineteenth Century Recipients Of Primitive Radiation And Chemotherapy To Mukherjee S Own Leukemia Patient, Carla, The Emperor Of All Maladies Is About The People Who Have Soldiered Through Fiercely Demanding Regimens In Order To Survive And To Increase Our Understanding Of This Iconic Disease Riveting, Urgent, And Surprising, The Emperor Of All Maladies Provides A Fascinating Glimpse Into The Future Of Cancer Treatments It Is An Illuminating Book That Provides Hope And Clarity To Those Seeking To Demystify Cancer.

[Ebook] ➨ The Emperor of All Maladies  ➮ Siddhartha Mukherjee – Buyphenergan500.us
  • Hardcover
  • 571 pages
  • The Emperor of All Maladies
  • Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • English
  • 11 May 2019
  • 1439107955

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  1. says:

    Every year there s always one non fiction book that the entire literate world raves about and that I hate In 2009 it was Richard Holmes s The Age of Wonder , the following year it was The Emperor of All Maladies.Universally admired, winner of a Pulitzer prize, this book annoyed me so profoundly when I first read it that I ve had to wait almost a year to be able to write anything vaguely coherent about it The flaws that I found so infuriating a year ago seem less important upon a second read Every year there s always one non fiction book that the entire literate world raves about and that I hate In 2009 it was Richard Holmes s The Age of Wonder , the following year it was The ...


  2. says:

    Anna CancerinaWhat a masterpiece With beautiful metaphors, poignant case studies, breath taking science and delectable literary allusions, Siddhartha Mukherjee takes us on a detailed yet panoramic trip spanning centuries Probably one of the best science books I have ever read.My favorite parts in the book are the literary allusions that capture the depth and f...


  3. says:

    This book took me over a year to read I kept it on the kitchen counter and as the left hand page pile got bigger there was me standing on the right, getting smaller It was my diet book A couple of pages and a pound or so every week What I was doing was either boiling the kettle or making my own concoction of a fat and cholesterol busting mousse that involved just holding an immersion whisk for a couple of minutes I have such a low threshold for boredom I had to do something, so I read Emper This book took me over a year to read I kept it on the kitchen counter and as the left hand page pile got bigger there was me standing on the right, getting smaller It was my diet book A couple of pages and a pound or so every week What I was doing was either boiling the kettle or making my own concoction of a fat and cholesterol busting mousse that involved just holding an immersion whisk for a couple of minutes I have such a low threshold for boredom I had to do something, so I read Emperor of All Maladies I had previously tried to read the book in the proper way but failed It is very heavy and not all ...


  4. says:

    As someone with a budding interest in diseases whether chronic, acute, or intermittent I immediately purchased this book for my library as soon as it was published I anticipated a similarity to a favorite book of 2010, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, but this book dives much deeper into the history of cancer, while interweaving personal accounts of patients the author treated This biography is different from anything I have read this year poignant, lyrical, accessible and most of all As someone with a budding interest in diseases whether chronic, acute, or intermittent I immediately purchased this book for my library as soon as it was published I anticipated a similarity to a favorite book of 2010...


  5. says:

    Cancer fucking sucks.


  6. says:

    This is personal Cancer entered my life uninvited trying to consume the body of my daughter, Aria It was January 2008 when I heard the words, We think she has leukemia She was four years old.In the prologue of The Emperor of All Maladies A Biography of Cancer by Siddartha Mukherjee, he wrote, the arrival of a patient with acute leukemia still sends a shiver down the hospital s spine all the way from the cancer wards on its upper floors to the clinical laboratories buried deep in the bas This is personal Cancer entered my life uninvited trying to consume the body of my daughter, Aria It was January 2008 when I heard the words, We think she has leukemia She was four years old.In the prologue of The Emperor of All Maladies A Biography of Cancer by Siddartha Mukherjee, he wrote, the arrival of a patient with acute leukemia still sends a shiver down the hospital s spine all the way from the cancer wards on its upper floors to the clinical laboratories buried deep in the basement Leukemia is cancer of the white blood cells cancer in one of its most explosive, violent incarnations What caught my attention was the word still Leukemia happens to be one of thesuccessful cancers in terms lengthy high quality remissions and even cure, yet still Cancer governed every facet of our lives throughout her chemotherapy treatment, which...


  7. says:

    I ve been wanting to read this since it first appeared, but I was just too nervous Call it superstition This is far scarier than any of your Barkers, your Kings or your Koontzes there are no such things as zombies or bogeymen, but cancer is out there Waiting for us.In The Great War and Modern Memory, Paul Fussell talks a lot about the irony of the First World War Cancer, in the same way, is a deeply ironic disease As Peyton Rous said, Nature sometimes seems possessed of a sardonic humor I ve been wanting to read this since it first appeared, but I was just too nervous Call it superstition This is far scarier than any of your Barkers, your Kings or your Koontzes there are no such things as zombies or bogeymen, but cancer is out there Waiting for us.In The Great War and Modern Memory, Paul Fussell talks a lot about the irony of the First World War Cancer, in the same way, is a deeply ironic disease As Peyton Rous said, Nature sometimes seems possessed of a sardonic humor The ability cancer cells have to reproduce themselves is the same biochemical magic that normal cells use to self replicate it s the whole reason we re alive Cancer has weaponised our own life f...


  8. says:

    Deep breath This book is elegant, extraordinarily insightful, and most of all important Despite the big words and the complicated science, Mukherjee had me riveted from start to finish I thought I had a knowledge of cancer before this book, but now I understand it, in all of its feverish complexity and horrifying beauty In the history of cancer research, there have been bright flashes of brilliance combined with truths that are stupidly rediscovered centuries too late such as the carcinogen Deep breath This book is elegant, extraordinarily insightful, and most of all important Despite the big words and the complicated science, Mukherjee had me riveted from start to finish I thought I had a knowledge of cancer before this book, but now I understand it, in all of its feverish complexity and horrifying beauty In the history of cancer research, there have been b...


  9. says:

    I am a big blubbery crybaby when I m reading a book, but I m gonna have to get over that if I m going to get through The Emperor of All Maladies I almost bailed at page five because it was obvious that reading this would involve an intolerable amount of weeping on public transit, but then I realized that what I must do is master myself.I m too old to be crying all the time It s ridiculous I m going to read this book and I m going to put a wrench to the waterworks I m gonna save my tears for I am a big blubbery crybaby when I m reading a book, but I m gonna have to get over that if I m going to get through The Emperor of All Maladies I almost bailed at page five because it was obvious that reading this would involve an intolerable amount of weeping on public transit, but then I realized that what I must do is master myself.I m too old to be cryi...


  10. says:

    scientifically savvy, a hot boiled detective novel spinning along axes of surgery, chemical and radiative therapy, molecular biology, bioinformatics, immunology, epidemiology and supercomputing there s a little bit here for every NT and if you aren t NT , then to hell with ya Suffers noticeably from a lack of editorial quality control several passages are repeated almost word for word why does this happen so often in high grade po scientifically savvy, a hot boiled detective novel spinning along axes of surgery, chemical and radiative therapy, molecular biology, bioinformatics, immunology, epidemiology and supercomputing there s a little bit here for every NT and if you aren t NT , then to hell with ya Suffers noticeably from a lack of editorial quality control several passages are repeated almost word for word why does this happen so often in high grade pop science what s up with the lack of good, scientifically literate editors , and insufficient detail the book would have benefited from entire extra chapters detailing pathway based drug discovery, the physics and mathematics of random mutation a quick nod is paid to Schrodinger s What is Life, of which I fully approve , the use of statistical and combinatorial analyses in drug discovery, etc Then again, less technically minded readers are probably thankful for these lacunae Overall, I d have appreciatedfocus on the past 20 years of oncological researc...

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