Arteaga, I. (2021) Game-changing? Promise and efficacy of novel cancer treatments. Medical Anthropology: Cross-cultural Studies of Health and Illness. DOI: 10.1080/01459740.2020.1860960

Greco C & Arteaga I, et al. (2020). Cancer, COVID-19, and the need for critique. Wellcome Open Research 5:280 (

Arteaga, I.  (2020) Emotion work in colorectal cancer treatments. Medical Anthropology: Cross-cultural Studies of Health and Illness. DOI: 10.1080/01459740.2020.1808976

Arteaga, I. (2019) From attitudes to materialities: Understanding bowel control for colorectal cancer patients in London. Medical Materialities. Parkhurst, A. and Carrol, T. (Eds.) London: Routledge.

Risør, I. & Arteaga, I. (2018) Disjunctive belongings and the utopia of intimacy: violence, love and friendship among poor urban youth in neoliberal Chile, Identities, 25:2, 228 -244, DOI: 10.1080/1070289X.2017.1400278


Arteaga, I. Learning to see cancer in an early detection researc. Medicine Anthropology Theory. Special issue ‘Medical Testing, Diagnosis and Value’ edited by A. Street, A. Kelly and M. Taylor.

Robinson, K. & I. Arteaga. ‘Hard-to-Reach’? Meanings at the Margins of Care and Risk in Cancer Research. In Bennet, L., Manderson, L., Spagnoletti, B. (Eds) Cancer Ethnographies: Inequalities, Embodiments and Interventions in Global Perspective. London: UCL Press.  Expected: late 2021.     

Lemos-Dekker, N., van Dam, A., Arteaga, I., Llewellyn, H., Karathanasis, P., Bryant, R. Navigating chronic crisis. In M. Boletsi, N. Lemos-Dekker, K. Mika, K. Robbe (Eds.) Untimely Crises: Chronotopes and Critique. London, New York and Shanghai: Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Reviews:

Cancer Biomarkers: Ethics, Economics, and Society, edited by Blanchard, A. and Strand, R. Journal for the Sociology of Health &Illness Vol. 41 (6): 1207-1208

Metrics: What counts as Global Health, edited by Adams, V. Medicine Anthropology Theory 5 (4): 121–124.

An anthropology of lying: Information in the doctor-patient relationship, by Sylvie Fainzang. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 23 (2): 426- 427.

Online publications:

Greco C, & Arteaga I. (2021). The need for multiple perspectives: looking at cancer care beyond the clinical lens. Available at:  

Arteaga, I. & Risør, H. (2021).The Fishtail model: Utopia, overdetermination and ethnographic writing in Chile. Available at:

Arteaga, I., Robinson, K. Macdonald, M. (2020) How to Track and Trace: Look for the super-locals. BMJ Opinion. Available at:

Arteaga, I., Greco, C., Llewellyn, H., Ross, E. & Swallow, J. (2019) (Dis)continuities in cancer care: An ethnographic approximation to practices of disease stratification. Somatosphere: Science, Medicine and Anthropology. Available at:

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