corrections to FWTS first edition

p. 17. Elizabeth Cullum died in September, 1884, at age fifty-three.

p. 58. provision of eyeglasses to poor children (insert “of”)

p. 119. Burgess plainly called cigarettes cancers. (italicize “cancers”)

p. 138 “uninformed” replaces “uniformed” (should be: “uninformed doctors who insist…”)

p. 141. The number of Americans living after a malignant diagnosis expanded from five to seven million between 1985 and 1990.

p. 158. The FDA campus is in Rockville (not Bethesda), Maryland.

p. 166. In her 1996 book, Waking Up, Fighting Back: The Politics of Breast Cancer, Roberta Altman reported that doctors were split on the issue.

p. 169 (footnote). MET UP formed in 2015.

p. 193. O’Neal starred in Love Story in 1970.

p. 198. Gayle Sulik helped popularize the term pinkwashing in her 2010 book.

p. 214. In 2010, just before a promotional tour for Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, the movie in which he starred, <Michael> Douglas shared a “throat cancer” diagnosis…In June 2013, he created a stir.

p. 220. Beth Caldwell was thirty-eight when she founded MET-UP.

p. 224. Dr. Oliver Sacks revealed having melanoma and why he hesitated about chemotherapy before he died at age eighty-two.

p. 235. “A new way of looking at cancer is tissue agnostic.”

p. 253. Starting around 1951, Dupont developed one such substance, PFOA…(not “in the 1940s”)