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Author Gardner, Kirsten E. (Kirsten Elizabeth)

Title Early detection [electronic resource] : women, cancer, & awareness campaigns in the twentieth-century United States / Kirsten E. Gardner.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 283 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-276) and index.
Contents Look cancer straight in the face: public discussions of women's cancers in the early twentieth century -- Expanding networks of women: the Amanda Sims Memorial Fund and the Women's Field Army -- From awareness to screening: early detection redefined -- Cancer survivors: public discussions of postdiagnostic concerns -- Screening technology, feminist health movement, cancer critics.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Cancer in women -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Cancer in women -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0807830143 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807856827 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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