Element of Hope: Radium and the Response to Cancer in Canada, 1900-1940
McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, 12 mai 2005 - 273 pages
"Tracing the origins, establishment, and early development of cancer programs in Canada, An Element of Hope focuses on the introduction of radium therapy and its effect in raising awareness about the need for public support of cancer treatment." "In thisstudy, Charles Hayter also describes the effect of radium on medical practice, explores the societal response to cancer and the creation of state-supported cancer programs, and discusses the historical roots of some current problems in cancer care."--BOOK JACKET.
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