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A world without cancer : the making of a new cure and the real promise of prevention /

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. Full description

Main Author: Cuomo, Margaret I.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Rodale, 2012
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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