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Taxol : nature, science and politics

Author: Jordan Goodman; Vivien Walsh
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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During the late 1980s and early 1990s, taxol was hailed for its efficacy as an anti-cancer drug while becoming embroiled in a number of political issues with wide policy implications. This book tells  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jordan Goodman; Vivien Walsh
ISBN: 052156123X 9780521561235
OCLC Number: 45326261
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I. Agents: 1. Cancer chemotherapy: plant knowledge and practice; Part II. Practices: 2. Act I: 1962-75; 3. Act II: 1976-83; 4. Act III: 1984-9; Part III. Controversies: 5. The politics of exclusivity and the business of taxol; 6. The political life (and death) of Taxus Brevifolia; References and bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Jordan Goodman and Vivien Walsh.

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'It is carefully researched and detailed, and as someone who was at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) during part of the development of Taxol, I found it factually accurate.' Vincent T. DeVita, Jr, Read more...

 
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