GLOBAL EQUITY INITIATIVE, HARVARD UNIVERSITY
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Beauty without the Breast

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PAPERBACK

$17.95 • £14.95 • €16.20

ISBN 9780982914410

Publication: January 2013

Text

410 pages

6 x 9 inches

48 color photographs, 1 line illustration

Global Equity Initiative, Harvard University > Women, Health, and Equity

World, subsidiary rights restricted

From the perspective of a patient, Knaul’s book Beauty without the Breast is an intimate and detailed account of her life with breast cancer… From the perspective of a health economist, Knaul wants Beauty without the Breast to encourage people to think about how an individual with a chronic illness moves through a health system… Beauty without the Breast made me aware of, and angry about, the inequities in diagnosis and treatment encountered by many women with breast cancer who live in developing countries.—Farhat Yaqub, The Lancet