The American Cancer Society: A History of Saving Lives / Edition 1 by Irvin Fleming, Harmon Eyre, Jan Pogue | | 9780944235911 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The American Cancer Society: A History of Saving Lives / Edition 1

The American Cancer Society: A History of Saving Lives / Edition 1

by Irvin Fleming, Harmon Eyre, Jan Pogue
     
 

ISBN-10: 0944235913

ISBN-13: 9780944235911

Pub. Date: 11/01/2009

Publisher: American Cancer Society, Incorporated


A compelling and inspiring narrative about the history of the American Cancer Society, this thrilling story chronicles the persistence and dedication of those who have devoted their lives to finding a cure for the disease, from the initial meeting at the Harvard Club in New York City in 1913 to the modern day.

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A compelling and inspiring narrative about the history of the American Cancer Society, this thrilling story chronicles the persistence and dedication of those who have devoted their lives to finding a cure for the disease, from the initial meeting at the Harvard Club in New York City in 1913 to the modern day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780944235911
Publisher:
American Cancer Society, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
10.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Foreword,
Introduction,
Chapter One Fighting Cancer — with Knowledge,
Chapter Two Women's Influence,
Chapter Three Searching for Wisdom — and Helping Pay for It,
Chapter Four Doing Battle: Crusades and Campaigns,
Chapter Five The Tobacco Wars: Taking on the Killing Machine,
Chapter Six The "New" Society: Forty Years in the Making,
Chapter Seven Victory Laps,
Chapter Eight The Warm Hand of Service,
Chapter Nine Powerful Friends,
Chapter Ten 2015 and Beyond: Moving Toward Victory,
References,
Appendix,
Photo Credits,
Index,

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