Table of contents for The fight against cancer : France 1890-1940 / Patrice Pinell ; translated from the French by David Maddell.

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Acknowledgements                                            viii
Introduction                                                ix
1 A fatal and incurable disease                                 1
2 The first successes in treatment                             16
3 Academicism and marginality                                  39
4 War and the birth of the Anti-Cancer League                  65
5 The beginnings of a policy for the fight against cancer      83
6 The policy for the fight against cancer:
  first contradictions, first reorganisations                106
7 The rise of 'big medicine'                                  124
8 Between science and charity: the question of incurables     143
9 Publicity, education, supervision                           157
10 A modern illness                                           181
Appendices                                                 203
Notes                                                      209
Bibliography                                               230
Index                                                      238


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Cancer France History 20th century