oa South African Medical Journal - Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us, S. Lochlann Jain : izindaba - book review

Volume 105, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Lochlann Jain is a cancer survivor. She is also an anthropologist living in the USA. Malignant is in part the personal story of what she aptly terms 'living in prognosis' after an ordeal of misdiagnosis and subsequent treatment for breast cancer. The book is also her detailed investigation of our profoundly diseased society.

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