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The Resource Inside/outside : a physician's journey with cancer, by Janet R. Gilsdorf

Inside/outside : a physician's journey with cancer, by Janet R. Gilsdorf

Label
Inside/outside : a physician's journey with cancer
Title
Inside/outside
Title remainder
a physician's journey with cancer
Statement of responsibility
by Janet R. Gilsdorf
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To doctors, cancer means cells growing out of control; to patients, cancer means a life spinning out of control. Janet R. Gilsdorf, who writes with quiet but devastating honesty about her experience with breast cancer, offers an eye-opening glimpse, through her unique dual perspective as physician and patient, of both sides of the medical divide. The medical system delivers cures, answers, and relief from pain to those who seek its help, but it can also offer misinformation, shattered expectations, horrible options, and inhumane consideration of the people it is supposed to serve. As Gils
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gilsdorf, Janet R
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Conversations in medicine and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gilsdorf, Janet R.
  • Gilsdorf, Janet R
  • Gilsdorf, Janet R
  • Breast
  • Pediatricians
  • Physicians
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Breast
  • Health
  • Pediatricians
  • Physicians
  • United States
  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Patients
  • Physicians, Women
Label
Inside/outside : a physician's journey with cancer, by Janet R. Gilsdorf
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
The diagnosis -- "Physician heal thyself" -- Egalitarianism bumps against personal needs -- The power of language -- Telling my people -- "Lies, damn lies, and statistics" -- The three hells: surgery, chemotherapy, radiation -- Biology for artists and linguists -- The nodes know -- Interlude. adrift -- Pain and mutilation -- La morte, la vie -- Kill my cancer but don't kill me -- Rapunzel, Rapunzel-- -- Seeing purple seashells and other unexpected things -- Iatrogenesis -- Friends, forever -- And then they burn you -- Reentry and beyond -- Emerging -- It never goes away -- The road to wellness goes through Monterey, California, and Almaty, Kazakhstan -- Restructuring a life
Control code
ocn593254846
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 237 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472021826
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 7aebbe50-6f2e-4672-9d0b-cdfb3dd0a931
  • 22573/ctt1djb77x
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593254846
Label
Inside/outside : a physician's journey with cancer, by Janet R. Gilsdorf
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
The diagnosis -- "Physician heal thyself" -- Egalitarianism bumps against personal needs -- The power of language -- Telling my people -- "Lies, damn lies, and statistics" -- The three hells: surgery, chemotherapy, radiation -- Biology for artists and linguists -- The nodes know -- Interlude. adrift -- Pain and mutilation -- La morte, la vie -- Kill my cancer but don't kill me -- Rapunzel, Rapunzel-- -- Seeing purple seashells and other unexpected things -- Iatrogenesis -- Friends, forever -- And then they burn you -- Reentry and beyond -- Emerging -- It never goes away -- The road to wellness goes through Monterey, California, and Almaty, Kazakhstan -- Restructuring a life
Control code
ocn593254846
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 237 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472021826
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 7aebbe50-6f2e-4672-9d0b-cdfb3dd0a931
  • 22573/ctt1djb77x
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593254846

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