The Resource A Series Of Catastrophes And Miracles : A True Story Of Love, Science, And Cancer, Mary Elizabeth Williams, (electronic resource)

A Series Of Catastrophes And Miracles : A True Story Of Love, Science, And Cancer, Mary Elizabeth Williams, (electronic resource)

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A Series Of Catastrophes And Miracles : A True Story Of Love, Science, And Cancer
Title
A Series Of Catastrophes And Miracles
Title remainder
A True Story Of Love, Science, And Cancer
Statement of responsibility
Mary Elizabeth Williams
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Language
eng
Summary
A wry, witty account of what it is like to face death-and be restored to life After being diagnosed in her early 40s with metastatic melanoma-a "rapidly fatal" form of cancer-journalist and mother of two Mary Elizabeth Williams finds herself in a race against the clock. She takes a once-in-a-lifetime chance and joins a clinical trial for immunotherapy, a revolutionary drug regimen that trains the body to vanquish malignant cells. Astonishingly, her cancer disappears entirely in just a few weeks. But at the same time, her best friend embarks on a cancer journey of her own-with very different results. Williams's experiences as a patient and a medical test subject reveal with stark honesty what it takes to weather disease, the extraordinary new developments that are rewriting the rules of science-and the healing power of human connection. From the Hardcover edition
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RECBK
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Williams, Mary Elizabeth
Dewey number
  • 362.19699/40092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC269.5
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unknown
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Recorded Books, Inc
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  • Williams, Mary Elizabeth
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
  • Metastasis
  • Cancer
  • Cancer in women
  • Women
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A Series Of Catastrophes And Miracles : A True Story Of Love, Science, And Cancer, Mary Elizabeth Williams, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781426216343
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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054b2a23-5140-46df-b8e6-e3e39610bd75
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EB00620908
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unknown sound
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remote
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(OCoLC)947811185
Label
A Series Of Catastrophes And Miracles : A True Story Of Love, Science, And Cancer, Mary Elizabeth Williams, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781426216343
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
054b2a23-5140-46df-b8e6-e3e39610bd75
Publisher number
EB00620908
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)947811185

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