Wisenberg, S. L.

The Adventures of Cancer Bitch. - Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2009. - 1 online resource (171 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Wisenberg may have lost a breast, but she retained her humor, outrage, and skepticism toward common wisdom and most institutions. While following the prescribed protocols at the place she called Fancy Hospital, Wisenberg is unsparing in her descriptions of the fumblings of new doctors, her own awkward announcement to her students, and the mounds of unrecyclable plastic left at a survivors' walk. Combining the personal with the political, she shares her research on the money spent on pink ribbons instead of preventing pollution, and the disparity in medical care between the insured and the unin

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Breast -- Cancer -- Anecdotes.
Breast -- Cancer -- Patients -- Biography.
Breast -- Cancer -- Patients -- Blogs.
Wisenberg, S. L. (Sandi L.).


Electronic books.

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