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A world without cancer : the making of a new cure and the real promise of prevention, Margaret I. Cuomo

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A world without cancer : the making of a new cure and the real promise of prevention
Title
A world without cancer
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the making of a new cure and the real promise of prevention
Statement of responsibility
Margaret I. Cuomo
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Language
eng
Summary
A report on how politics, ambition, and profits are obstructing advances in the war on cancer outlines a call for change that explains how most funding is being used to promote companies and individuals at the expense of cancer prevention programs
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DLC
Dewey number
616.99/405
Index
index present
LC call number
RC268
LC item number
.C86 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
A world without cancer : the making of a new cure and the real promise of prevention, Margaret I. Cuomo
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A world without cancer : the making of a new cure and the real promise of prevention, Margaret I. Cuomo
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Honoring a commitment -- Understanding cancer -- The promise and limits of screening -- Cut, poison, and burn: a look at today's treatment options -- What the market will bear -- Paying more, settling for less -- Cancer's collateral damage -- Shifting the research approach -- Making prevention a priority -- Cancer-proofing the environment -- Ending the scourge of tobacco -- Fighting cancer with nutrition and physical activity -- The power of vitamin D -- Can pills prevent cancer? -- On the cutting edge of science -- Final word: from imagination to transformation
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
xix, 284 p.
Isbn
9781609618858
Isbn Type
(hardcover);
Lccn
2012024355
System control number
(OCoLC)761850077

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