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Tripping over the truth : the return of the metabolic theory of cancer illuminates a new and hopeful path to a cure

Author: Travis Christofferson
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [CreateSpace], 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the wake of the Cancer Genome Atlas project's failure to provide a legible road map to a cure for cancer, science writer Travis Christofferson illuminates a promising blend of old and new perspectives on the disease. 'Tripping Over the Truth' follows the story of cancers proposed metabolic origin from the vaunted halls of the German scientific golden age, to modern laboratories around the world. The reader is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Travis Christofferson
ISBN: 9781500600310 1500600318
OCLC Number: 898434776
Description: 272 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: In the beginning --
pt 1. How cancer became known as a genetic disease --
pt. 2. Chemotherapy and the gates of hell --
pt 3. Breakthroughs and disappointments --
pt 4. Dark matter --
pt 5. Watson reconsiders --
pt 6. Mitochondria: an old theory is new again --
pt 7. Where do we go from here? --
Appendix A --Appendix B --
Notes.
Responsibility: Travis Christofferson.

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"In the wake of the Cancer Genome Atlas project's failure to provide a legible road map to a cure for cancer, science writer Travis Christofferson illuminates a promising blend of old and new perspectives on the disease. 'Tripping Over the Truth' follows the story of cancers proposed metabolic origin from the vaunted halls of the German scientific golden age, to modern laboratories around the world. The reader is taken on a journey through time and science that results in an unlikely connecting of the dots with profound therapeutic implications."--Cover.

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