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The cell game : Sam Waksal's fast money and false promises--and the fate of ImClone's cancer drug

Author: Alex Prud'homme
Publisher: New York : HarperBusiness, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A behind-the-scenes profile of biotech company ImClone profiles Sam Waksal as a charismatic opportunist who led cancer patients to believe that a breakthrough treatment was imminent, citing the contributions of key investors, researchers, and business affiliates.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Samuel David Waksal; Samuel David Waksal; Samuel David Waksal
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Prud'homme
ISBN: 0060555564 9780060555566
OCLC Number: 53331686
Description: xviii, 412 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The $2 billion antibody. Cancer cells are smart ; The idea of the new ; Family business ; The "miracle" --
Small and one armed ; A very high-risk opportunity ; The $2 billion antibody --
Refusal to file. The letter ; "We screwed up" --
Clinical trial. Inquiries ; The disconnect that wouldn't go away --
Who knew what and when? ; Coincidences piling up ; In the light of October --
The once and future miracle drug. Art, death, and taxes ; Icarian actions.
Responsibility: Alex Prud'homme.
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A behind-the-scenes profile of biotech company ImClone profiles Sam Waksal as a charismatic opportunist who led cancer patients to believe that a breakthrough treatment was imminent, citing the contributions of key investors, researchers, and business affiliates.

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