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Tables of Contents for The Breast Cancer Wars
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
xi
 
Abbreviations
2
1
1 Introduction
3
12
2 Establishing a Tradition
15
26
William Halsted and the Radical Mastectomy
3 Inventing a Curable Disease
41
28
Breast Cancer Control after World War II
4 The Scalpel Triumphant
69
23
Radical Surgery in the 1950s
5 A Heretical Interlude
92
23
Biology as Fate
6 Reality Check
115
26
Breast Cancer Treatment and Randomized Controlled Trials
7 "I Alone Am in Charge of My Body"
141
29
Breast Cancer Patients in Revolt
8 No Shrinking Violet
170
26
Rose Kushner and the Maturation of Breast Cancer Activism
9 Seek and Ye Shall Find
196
27
Mammography Praised and Scorned
10 "The World Has Passed Us By"
223
18
Science, Activism, and the Fall of the Radical Mastectomy
11 The Past as Prologue
241
35
What Can the History of Breast Cancer Teach Us?
12 Risky Business
276
15
Breast Cancer and Genetics
13 Epilogue
291
6
14 Postscript
297
 
Glossary of Breast Cancer Operations
303
2
Sources
305
4
Notes
309
70
Index
379