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The Resource Contested medicine : cancer research and the military, Gerald Kutcher

Contested medicine : cancer research and the military, Gerald Kutcher

Label
Contested medicine : cancer research and the military
Title
Contested medicine
Title remainder
cancer research and the military
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Kutcher
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the 1960s University of Cincinnati radiologist Eugene Saenger infamously conducted human experiments on patients with advanced cancer to examine how total body radiation could treat the disease. But, under contract with the Department of Defense, Saenger also used those same patients as proxies for soldiers to answer questions about combat effectiveness on a nuclear battlefield. Using the Saenger case as a means to reconsider cold war medical trials, Contested Medicine examines the inherent tensions at the heart of clinical studies of the time. Emphasizing the deeply intertwined and mutually
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kutcher, Gerald
Dewey number
362.196/9940072
Index
index present
LC call number
RC267
LC item number
.K88 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2009 E-626
  • QZ 269
NLM item number
K975c 2009
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cancer
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Clinical trials
  • Radiation
  • Medicine, Military
  • Human Experimentation
  • Neoplasms
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Military Medicine
  • Whole-Body Irradiation
  • United States
  • United States
  • Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • Cancer
  • Clinical trials
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Medicine, Military
  • Radiation
  • United States
  • Klinisches Experiment
  • Krebs
  • Medizinische Ethik
  • Militärmedizin
  • Strahlentherapie
  • USA
  • Cancer
Label
Contested medicine : cancer research and the military, Gerald Kutcher
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-234) and index
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
Contents
Cancer clinical trials -- The production of trustworthy knowledge -- Military medicine and cancer therapy -- Cancer patients as proxy soldiers -- A cancer patient's story -- Peer review -- Public disclosure -- Ethical judgment
Control code
434595816
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226465319
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612239700
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
223970
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)434595816
Label
Contested medicine : cancer research and the military, Gerald Kutcher
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-234) and index
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
Contents
Cancer clinical trials -- The production of trustworthy knowledge -- Military medicine and cancer therapy -- Cancer patients as proxy soldiers -- A cancer patient's story -- Peer review -- Public disclosure -- Ethical judgment
Control code
434595816
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226465319
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786612239700
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
223970
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)434595816

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