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Therapeutic revolution : the history of medical oncology from early days to the creation of the subspecialty

Author: Pierre R Band
Publisher: Shāriqah, United Arab Emirates ; Oak Park, Illinois ; Bussum, Netherlands : Bentham Science Publishers, [2014] ©[2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cancer is a disease responsible for several million annual deaths among humans, worldwide. However, advances in healthcare - which include breakthroughs in science and medicine as well as access to medical treatment - have improved the survival rate of cancer patients over the last few decades. Therapeutic Revolution relates the story of one of the great scientific tales of the twentieth century: how the field of  Read more...
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Band, Pierre R.
Therapeutic revolution : the history of medical oncology from early days to the creation of the subspecialty.
Shāriqah, United Arab Emirates ; Oak Park, Illinois ; Bussum, Netherlands : Bentham Science Publishers, c[2014]
v, 213 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre R Band
ISBN: 9781608058143 160805814X
OCLC Number: 880457177
Description: 1 online resource (222 pages) : illustrations (some color), photographs
Contents: Cover; TItle; EUL; Dedication; Contents; About the Author; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 01; Chapter 02; Chapter 03; Chapter 04; Chapter 05; Chapter 06; Chapter 07; Chapter 08; Chapter 09; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Epilogue; Name Index; Subject Index.
Responsibility: authored by Pierre R. Band.

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Cancer is a disease responsible for several million annual deaths among humans, worldwide. However, advances in healthcare - which include breakthroughs in science and medicine as well as access to medical treatment - have improved the survival rate of cancer patients over the last few decades. Therapeutic Revolution relates the story of one of the great scientific tales of the twentieth century: how the field of medical oncology was created and its development owing to medical and scientific breakthroughs. The book unfolds the pre-clinical and clinical concepts and innovations that led to the.

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