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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 89–117.
Published: 01 January 2010
...S. Lochlann Jain This essay analyzes the subject positioning demanded by randomized control trials (RCT). Taking seriously the fact that people in late-stage cancer treatments will die, even if one arm of the study receives a “successful” treatment, Jain argues that the RCT framework carries a...
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Public Culture (1993) 6 (1): 231–237.
Published: 01 January 1993
... that our flight was still their; Go say does that star scheduled manner yet wave, Or the land of the free, and the call of the great? Breast Cancer** . . . At the top of the list of high-risk factors is simply being a...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 407–408.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... The Ethical Soundscape: Cassette Sermons and Islamic Culture. New York: Columbia University Press. Kennedy, David. 2006. Of War and Law. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press. King, Samantha. 2006. Pink Ribbons, Inc.: Breast Cancer and the Politics of Philanthropy. Minneapolis...
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 2010
... randomized control trials unpacks the ways in which late-stage cancer trials require the subject’s “health . . . to provide for the investigator evidence of efficacious treatments.” Jain is exercised less by the high probability of death than by the phenomenon that is shrouded in silence, the mas...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (2 70): 369–370.
Published: 01 March 2013
...: Knopf. Livingston, Julie. 2012. Improvising Medicine: An African Oncology Ward in an Emerging Cancer Epidemic. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press. Mullen, Patrick R. 2012. The Poor Bugger’s Tool: Irish Modernism, Queer Labor...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (3 (80)): 519–539.
Published: 01 September 2016
... people with the tears washed off,” that there is more to the story than numbers can say. He tells them that he is there to listen. The first to the table is an elderly man with parted white hair, glasses, and lung cancer. Second, a daughter speaks for her father, who died of bone marrow disease at...
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Public Culture (1995) 7 (2): 465–472.
Published: 01 May 1995
... Healy Gay epidemic cancers and diseases will mean we will have to learn the art of conversation again. 1 ERIC MICHAELS, c. 1982 ohn Foster died while I was writing this review essay. I received the news...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 463–475.
Published: 01 September 2013
...) in the early 1990s with specific reference to biomedical research of relevance to the treatment of cancer. 1 Since then, the importance of translational research has become powerfully established, particularly in Anglo-American biomedical audit and funding cultures. The bench-to-bedside...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 428–430.
Published: 01 September 1999
... self-portraits that foreground the imperfect (read mortal) human body, including John Coplans’s exhibitions of his middle-aged, hairy portliness, Hanna Wilkes’s and JoAnn Spence’s explo- rations of their aging and cancer-laden bodies, and...
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Public Culture (2003) 15 (2): 295–322.
Published: 01 May 2003
... disproportionately affect black Americans: hypertension, diabetes, low birth weight, infant mortality, and hazardous occupational exposures.4 Blacks have a higher incidence than whites of tobacco-related illnesses, such as cancers of the lung, esophagus, oral cavity, and larynx; heart disease; and cerebrovascular...
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Public Culture (1994) 7 (1): vii–x.
Published: 01 January 1994
... chaos caused by the move of the journal from Philadelphia to Chicago (in the fall of 1992), and subsequently because of my year-long struggle with breast cancer. Janelle has risen to every occasion and I am personally and professionally grateful...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 101–126.
Published: 01 January 2014
....” 5 We have encountered similar resistance from NBS insiders after describing some of the troubling consequences of expanded NBS. S. Lochlann Jain’s (2010 : 92) discussion of the difficulties of critiquing cancer clinical trials is also relevant here. 6 While Ahmed’s view of the circulation...
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Public Culture (2018) 30 (2): 277–282.
Published: 01 May 2018
... : Munshiram Manoharlal . Jain S. Lochlann . 2013 . Malignant: How Cancer Becomes Us . Berkeley : University of California Press . Martin Emily . 1994 . Flexible Bodies: Tracking Immunity in American Culture from the Days of Polio to the Age of AIDS . Boston : Beacon Press...
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Public Culture (1996) 9 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 January 1996
... anticipated. During the last year of his second term as president, it was announced that he had prostate cancer. In the days after his death, however, Le Monde reported that Mitterand had known about his illness since about 1981, when it was said to be incurable. It is rumored that his illness was...
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Public Culture (1991) 3 (2): 149–154.
Published: 01 May 1991
... between avant-garde Laurie Anderson vocoder talking machine whispers and Jacques Cousteau speaking through his underwater apparatus. Or like those horrible American Cancer Society commercials spoken by the voice of emphysema. High adrenalin, low camp. Watching all this I vacillate between...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 495–522.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Randall A. Thompson Craig B. 2012 . “ A Dialogue with Dr. Craig B. Thompson about Metabolism and Its Relevance for Tumor Growth, Progression, and Metastasis .” Seminars in Cancer Biology 22 , nos. 3 : 484 – 88 . doi: 10.1016/j.semcancer.2012.07.001 . 73 Waterland Robert A...
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Public Culture (2013) 25 (3 (71)): 523–550.
Published: 01 September 2013
... NIH 2010 . 13 For a retrospective analysis and an insider’s perspective of the changes in molecular genetics and their influences on the challenges of deciphering the human genome, see Lander 2011 ; Collins 2010 ; Venter 2008 . 14 For example, the first targeted anti – breast cancer...
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Public Culture (2020) 32 (2 (91)): 397–404.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., many others are available. His fame grew steadily, eventually eclipsing all those around him. Goffman died of stomach cancer in 1982, shortly before he was to give his address to the American Sociological Association, as their president. Erving Goffman died at the height of his fame, having just...
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Public Culture (2001) 13 (3): 359–366.
Published: 01 September 2001
... autoimmune diseases, the cancers, the various kinds of chemical sensitivities that flag what it means to live in a world full of toxins. I 362 PC 13.3-02 Clare 9/14/01 3:36 PM Page 363 think of the folks who live with work-related...
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Public Culture (2007) 19 (2): 357–366.
Published: 01 May 2007
... respects, the situation in rural Missouri is uncannily similar to that of Wall Street and other sectors of the legitimated national economy. Just replace Adderall with meth and the white collar with bare hands. Randy, before brain cancer overtook his senses, described how many of his user-friends in...