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

Author: Margaret I Cuomo
Publisher: New York, NY : Rodale, ©2012.
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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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret I Cuomo
ISBN: 9781609618858 1609618858
OCLC Number: 761850077
Description: xix, 284 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Honoring a commitment --
Understanding cancer --
The promise and limits of cancer 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 --
The promise of prevention --
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.
Responsibility: Margaret I. Cuomo.

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Marshals 30 years of medical evidence to argue that the reason Americans are still dying of cancer - and why incidents of new cancers are actually on the rise - is because of a catastrophically  Read more...

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