Authors Series: George Johnson, author of The Cancer Chronicles
In The Cancer Chronicles, science writer George Johhnson takes us on an adventure through the history and recent advances in cancer research that will challenge everything you thought you knew about the disease.
When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it.
What he discovered is a revolution under way—an explosion of new ideas about what cancer really is and where it comes from.
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George Johnson writes regularly about science for The New York Times. He has also written for Scientific American, The Atlantic, Time, Slate, and Wired, and his work has been included in The Best American Science Writing. A former Alicia Patterson fellow, he has received awards from PEN and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and his books were twice finalists for the Royal Society's book prize.