Health & Nutrition / Publication Abstract

Public Discourse and Cultural Valorization in the Cancer Marketplace

Jan 1, 2018

Lez Ecima Trujillo Torres, Benét DeBerry-Spence, Søren TOLLESTRUP ASKEGAARD, Sonya Grier

Health & Nutrition

Abstract

This study examines how public discourse impacts cultural valorization of the cancer marketplace. We find that cultural valorization relies on a system of discursive and affective (e)valuation that is largely grounded in “hopeful uncertainty” and that is subject to macro historical, scientific, and sociocultural influences.

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