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How Cancer Crossed the Color Line

Keith Wailoo

In the course of the 20th century, cancer went from being perceived as a white woman's nemesis to a "democratic disease" to a fearsome threat in communities of color. Drawing on film and fiction, on medical and epidemiological evidence, and on patients' accounts, Keith Wailoo tracks this transformation in cancer awareness, revealing how not only aw...
Publish Date
2011
February 4
Goodreads rating
4.17
ISBN
9780195170177
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
May 10, 2011
Keith Wailoo is brilliant! Do read this book! RT @TheRoot247: The Root Recommends: How Cancer Crossed the Color Line      source