The Resource Breakthrough : the race to find the breast cancer gene, Kevin Davies, Michael White

Breakthrough : the race to find the breast cancer gene, Kevin Davies, Michael White

Label
Breakthrough : the race to find the breast cancer gene
Title
Breakthrough
Title remainder
the race to find the breast cancer gene
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Davies, Michael White
Title variation
Race to find the breast cancer gene
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
616.99/449071
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC280.B8
LC item number
D3626 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Breakthrough : the race to find the breast cancer gene, Kevin Davies, Michael White
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-302) and index
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Contents
1. King Takes Night: The Opening Shot in the Battle against Breast Cancer -- 2. The Mystery of One in Nine: What Causes Breast Cancer? -- 3. Genetic Detective: The Mary-Claire King Story -- 4. The Long Haul: The Early Years of Breast Cancer Genetics -- 5. The Collins Crusade: Blazing the Trail for Genetic Research -- 6. Zeroing in, Chilling out: Fierce Competitors Join the Race -- 7. The Screening Era Begins: Debating the Ethics of Genetics -- 8. Myriad Possibilities: Mark Skolnick Turns Genealogy into Genes -- 9. Breakthrough!: The Race Is Over, the Gene Is Found -- 10. The End of the Epidemic?: What the Gene Promises and What Remains to Be Done -- Appendix: What Women Should Know about Current Treatments
Control code
000011796193
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 310 p.
Isbn
9780471120254
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
95030911
Other physical details
ill.
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.b18094946
System control number
  • 33217006460399
  • (OCoLC)32823941

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