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The Resource Contested medicine : cancer research and the military, Gerald Kutcher, (electronic resource)

Contested medicine : cancer research and the military, Gerald Kutcher, (electronic resource)

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Contested medicine : cancer research and the military
Title
Contested medicine
Title remainder
cancer research and the military
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Kutcher
Creator
Subject
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
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Kutcher, Gerald
Dewey number
362.196/9940072
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Cancer
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Clinical trials
  • Radiation
  • Medicine, Military
  • United States
Label
Contested medicine : cancer research and the military, Gerald Kutcher, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-234) and index
Color
multicolored
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
ocn434595816
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226465333
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612239700
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, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-234) and index
Color
multicolored
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
ocn434595816
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226465333
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
9786612239700
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)434595816

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