Cervical cancer is an emotive disease with multiple connotations. It has stood for the horror of cancer, the curse of femininity, the hope of cutting-edge medical technologies, and the promise of screening for malignant tumours. Ilana Lowy follows the disease from antiquity to the 21st century, tracing both medical progress and social change.Frederich Winckel, A Handbook of Diseases ofWomen, Edinburgh and London: Young J. Petland, 1890, p. 367. 9. Alfred Duhrssen, A Manual of Gynecological Practice, London: H.K. Lewis, 1985, p. 190. A.N.L. Lewers, Cancer of the Uterus, anbsp;...
|Title||:||A Woman's Disease|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2011-11-10|