A world without cancer : the making of a new cure and the real promise of prevention / Margaret I. Cuomo.
- ISBN: 9781609618858
- ISBN: 1609618858
- Description: xix, 284 p. ; 24 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Rodale, c2012.
- 6 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
- 1 copy at Stoneham.
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|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Stoneham||Adult Nonfiction Mezzanine||616.994 CUO (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Contents:||Honoring a commitment -- Understanding cancer -- The promise and limits of 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 -- Making prevention a priority -- 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.|
|Summary:||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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