The 2015 Fred Sanger Lecture: ‘EAT. DIE.’ The Domestication of Carcinogens in the 1980s (Lecture, Wellcome Trust, 4th November 2015)

The Wellcome Library is delighted to announce details of the 2015 Fred Sanger Lecture, which will take place on Weds 4th November 2015, 6.30pm in the Henry Wellcome auditorium, Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE The lecture will be given bv Angela N. H. Creager, Thomas M. Siebel Read more…

Cancer, Chronic Illness and Childhood: An Interview with the Chaplaincy Team at Birmingham Children’s Hospital

As part of our collection on cancer in the medical humanities, we are pleased to post an interview conducted with Rev. Kathryn Darby (Chaplaincy, Birmingham Children’s Hospital), Rev. Paul Nash (Senior Chaplain, Birmingham Children’s Hospital) and Dr Sally Nash (Director, Midlands Centre for Youth Ministry; St John’s College in Nottingham) who Read more…

Changing the conversation on breast cancer in Italy – reflections by Dr Grazia De Michele

Dr. Grazia De Michele is a social and cultural historian. In 2010, she was diagnosed with breast cancer and since founded an Italian cancer activism blog ‘Le Amazzoni Furiose’ (The Furious Amazons) and remains an international partner of the Breast Cancer Consortium. Correspondence to Dr Grazia De Michele, graziademichele@googlemail.com. The Read more…