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"The most impressive feature of the surgical treatment of breast cancer is the
striking similarity and surprising uniformity of long-term end results despite widely
differing therapeutic techniques as reported from this country and abroad.
Worst of all, when people have lived through complex positive laboratory
diagnosis, unharmed or not, they have incurred a high risk of being submitted to
therapy that is odious, painful, crippling, and expensive. No wonder that
physicians tend ...
Social life becomes a giving and receiving of therapy: medical, psychiatric,
pedagogic, or geriatric. Claiming access to treatment becomes a political duty,
and medical certification a powerful device for social control. With the
development of ...
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The most explosive, uncompromising, thoroughly researched attack on the gravest health hazard we face today: our medical system. In this landmark book, one of the most brilliant social critics of our ... Read full review
The Epidemics of Modern Medicine
The Medicalization of Life
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