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Cancer merchants : history of NCI's viruses and cancer programs

Author: Theodore I Malinin
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : Dorrance Pub. Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the National Cancer Institute's involvement in virus and cancer research is not wholly centered on research alone. Challenged with the goal of a cancer cure, the Institute always found itself on the verge of a discovery but never able to follow through. The Virus and Cancer Program was authorized by Congress in 1958 and ended in 1971 with the passage of the National Cancer Act.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore I Malinin
ISBN: 9781434900654 1434900657
OCLC Number: 423365702
Description: x, 133 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Other Titles: History of NCI's viruses and cancer programs
Responsibility: by Theodore I. Malinin.

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The story of the National Cancer Institute's involvement in virus and cancer research is not wholly centered on research alone. Challenged with the goal of a cancer cure, the Institute always found itself on the verge of a discovery but never able to follow through. The Virus and Cancer Program was authorized by Congress in 1958 and ended in 1971 with the passage of the National Cancer Act.

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