The Emperor of All Maladies
A Biography of Cancer
Explore the fascinating history of cancer with this Pulitzer Prize-winning "biography" that takes readers on a journey from its first documented appearance thousands of years ago to modern-day treatments. With the precision of a cellular biologist and the passion of a biographer, the author tells the story of human perseverance and hubris in the face of an infinitely resourceful adversary. Riveting, urgent, and surprising, this book provides hope and clarity to those seeking to demystify cancer and offers a glimpse into the future of cancer treatments.
2019-11-27T01:48:13.000Zwow. this book. 👌 Incredible story interleaving the histories of chemotherapy, mastectomies, radiation, tobacco, and so much more. The pulitzer prize is well deserved. Highly recommended. – source
Q: Are there any books you haven’t mentioned that you feel would make your reading list? P.A.: I would also include the following books: The Emperor of All Maladies, Where Men Win Glory, The President’s Club, The Most Important Thing, Sapiens, The Hard Thing About Hard Things, 10 Percent Happier, The Rommel Papers, King of the World, The Corner and Good Calories, Bad Calories. – source
2021-02-02T14:58:40.000ZEmil Freireich, literally a founding father of treating cancer with drugs, has passed. If you haven't, you should read @DrSidMukherjee's "Emporer of All Maladies." Some good details in @OtisBrawley's book, too. – source
2021-02-04T04:06:24.000ZToday is #WorldCancerDay If you still haven't, do read - "The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer" by @DrSidMukherjee Great book! – source
2019-10-07T12:47:40.000ZThat's a great concept by Karl Popper. He was thinking about science but you can (to a degree) apply it to starting a company or early-stage investing. From this excellent book: The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer – source