restricted access   Volume 81, Number 1, Spring 2007

Table of Contents

From: Bulletin of the History of Medicine

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Special Issue: Cancer in the Twentieth Century

Editors' Note

p. v

Introduction: Cancer Control and Prevention in the Twentieth Century

pp. 1-38

Part I: Between Education and Marketing

Uncertain Enthusiasm: The American Cancer Society, Public Education, and the Problems of the Movie, 1921-1960

pp. 39-69

"For Jimmy and the Boys and Girls of America": Publicizing Childhood Cancers in Twentieth-Century America

pp. 70-93

Dark Victory: Cancer and Popular Hollywood Film

pp. 94-115

"Cancer as the General Population Knows It": Knowledge, Fear, and Lay Education in 1950s Britain

pp. 116-138

Part II: Therapeutics

The "Ineffable Freemasonry of Sex": Feminist Surgeons and the Establishment of Radiotherapy in Early Twentieth-Century Britain

pp. 139-163

Contested Cumulations: Configurations of Cancer Treatments through the Twentieth Century

pp. 164-196

Cancer Clinical Trials: The Emergence and Development of a New Style of Practice

pp. 197-223

Ill Patient, Public Activist: Rose Kushner's Attack on Breast Cancer Chemotherapy

pp. 224-240

Part III: Prevention and Risk

Breast Cancer and the "Materiality of Risk": The Rise of Morphological Prediction

pp. 241-266

From Cancer Families to HNPCC: Henry Lynch and the Transformations of Hereditary Cancer, 1975-1999

pp. 267-285

Medicine and the Public: The 1962 Report of the Royal College of Physicians and the New Public Health

pp. 286-311

As Depressing as It Was Predictable? Lung Cancer, Clinical Trials, and the Medical Research Council in Postwar Britain

pp. 312-334