By Kate Brown
“Chernobyl,” a Ukrainian journalist once quipped, “is something we remember once a year.”
***Apologies for cross-posting***
A new volume of Wellcome Witnesses to Contemporary Medicine is freely available to download at the History of Modern Biomedicine Research Group website:
The Recent History of Tumour Necrosis Factor (TNF)
The Genital Touch: Understanding male cancers past and present
Manchester Central Library, St Peters Square, Manchester M2 5PD
Below is a link to an old essay on thiamin that might still have its uses. The Government Printing Office book that it appeared in is hard to find. I am grateful to Bert Hansen for putting it online.
Some context: This was written in 1975-76 under contract with the National Cancer Institute when the NCI was trying to justify its emphasis on targeted research, rather than basic research. Thus, all the studies in the book give examples of research into specific diseases or medical problems.
The Fall meeting of the Medical History Society of New Jersey, Oct. 26, 2016, 3:30-8:30 pm, features 4 papers on:
** Please note that the August posting of this CFP included a faulty email link. The correct contact information is included in the extended CFP below.
Call for Stories: Cancer and Fertility
Call for Stories: “Cancer and Fertility”
The 2nd Edition of The SAGE Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society, the follow-up to the 2008 Booklist Editor's Choice Award winning publication, is currently under production. This updated three-volume reference will include over 700 articles covering issues that surround cancer and its effects on society. The deadline is set for July 21, 2014.