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Acknowledgments

Introduction

1 “Glioma Babies,” Families, and Cancer in Children in the 1930s

2 “Cancer, The Child Killer”: Jimmy and the Redefinition of a Dread Disease

3 Death Be Not Proud: Children, Families, and Cancer in Postwar America

4 “Against All Odds”: Chemotherapy and the Medical Management of Acute Leukemia in the 1950s

5 “Who’s Afraid of Death on the Leukemia Ward?”: Remission, Relapse, and Child Death in the 1960s and 1970s

6 “The Truly Cured Child”: Prolonged Survival and the Late Effects of Cancer

Conclusion

Notes

Index

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Additional Information

ISBN
9781421427775
Related ISBN
9781421429182
MARC Record
OCLC
1048206601
Pages
v-vi
Launched on MUSE
2018-08-15
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
Creative Commons
CC-BY-NC-ND
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