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Author Kagan, Sarah H. (Sarah Hope)

Title Cancer in the lives of older Americans : blessings and battles / Sarah H. Kagan
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (110 pages)
Contents Introduction : finding my way -- Champagne and hot dogs -- Being old, having cancer -- Paradox : cancer and aging in America -- Scientific import and influence -- Language lessons -- Aesthetics of being and having -- Epilogue : not a denial of the fact of death, a denial of death now
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cancer -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Geriatric oncology -- United States.
Older people -- Diseases -- United States.
Neoplasms -- psychology.
Social Isolation -- psychology.
United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0812202406 (electronic bk.)
9780812202403 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)