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Barron Lerner Discusses Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment

The three wars against breast cancer: doctors aggressively fighting the disease, patients insisting on making their own decisions, and researchers confronting the uncertainties of statistical knowledge. -- Barron Lerner, associate professor of medicine and author of a new social and cultural history "The Breast Cancer Wars: Hope, Fear and the Pursuit of a Cure in Twentieth-Century America" (Oxford, 2001)

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Published: May 24, 2001
Last modified:Jan 29, 2004