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  • The Philadelphia chromosome [downloadable ebook] / a mutant gene and the quest to cure cancer at the genetic level

    The Philadelphia chromosome / a mutant gene and the quest to cure cancer at the genetic level2013

    by Jessica Wapner

    (749)

    Summary: This work focuses on what is widely viewed as the 'poster child' of rational drug development in the cancer research world. The history of the founding of a genetic mutant chromosome in the...  more »

    EBOOK

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  • The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks [downloadable ebook]

    The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks2010

    by Rebecca Skloot

    (590,836)

    Summary: Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer, yet her cells--taken without her knowledge--became one of the most important tools in medicine....  more »

    EBOOK

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  • The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

    The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks2010

    by Rebecca Skloot

    (590,869)

    Summary: Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer, yet her cells--taken without her knowledge--became one of the most important tools in medicine....  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.027 SKL

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  • Cancer [DVD] : the emperor of all maladies

    Cancer : the emperor of all maladies2015

    Summary: Presents a history of cancer, from ancient times to the present day. Includes stories of contemporary patients and examines the latest scientific research which might indicate that we are on the brink of a lasting cure.

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 616.994 CAN

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • Promise me, Dad : a year of hope, hardship, and purpose

    Promise me, Dad : a year of hope, hardship, and purpose2017

    by Joseph R. Biden

    (17,102)

    Summary: In November 2014, thirteen members of the Biden family gathered on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, a tradition they had been celebrating for the past forty years. It was the one constant in what had...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 973.932 BID

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Promise me, Dad [eBook] : a year of hope, hardship, and purpose

    Promise me, Dad : a year of hope, hardship, and purpose2017

    by Joseph R. Biden

    Summary: In November 2014, thirteen members of the Biden family gathered on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, a tradition they had been celebrating for the past forty years. It was the one constant in what had...  more »

    EBOOK

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  • The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks [large print]

    The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks2011

    by Rebecca Skloot

    (590,659)

    Summary: Documents the story of how scientists took cells from an unsuspecting descendant of freed slaves and created a human cell line that has been kept alive indefinitely, enabling discoveries in such...  more »

    LARGE PRINT

    Call #: LP 616.027 SKL

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  • The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks [CD book]

    The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks2010

    by Rebecca Skloot (read by Cassandra Campbell)

    (590,811)

    Summary: Documents the story of how scientists took cells from an unsuspecting descendant of freed slaves and created a human cell line that has been kept alive indefinitely, enabling discoveries in such...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK 616.027 SKL

    Location: Adult CD Books Nonfiction

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  • The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer

    The emperor of all maladies : a biography of cancer2010

    by Siddhartha Mukherjee

    (82,161)

    Summary: A magnificently written "biography" of cancer--from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it.

    BOOK

    Call #: 616.994 MUK

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details