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|ISBN:||9781476739984 : 1476739986|
|Description:||viii, 499 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||How did we get here? --
The burden. Counting ; The truth in small doses ; A war of attrition ; The soldier --
The myth of the magic bullet. The little orange pill ; Missing the target ; Preemption --
The cancer culture. The wrong bill ; The "door" question ; Publish and perish ; Deadly caution ; Zero to ninety ; Fossils ; The one-eyed surgeon --
The way forward. Matterhorn.
In this brave and important book, Clifton Leaf explains the state of cancer research today, traces the battles we have won and lost in the war on cancer, and most importantly shows the ways in which