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A world without cancer : the making of a new cure and the real promise of prevention / Margaret I. Cuomo.

Cuomo, Margaret I. (Author).
Book Book (c2012.)
Description: xix, 284 p. ; 24 cm.
Publisher: New York : Rodale, c2012.
5 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Stoneham.
0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Stoneham Adult Nonfiction Mezzanine 616.994 CUO (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781609618858
  • ISBN: 1609618858
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Citation: Cuomo, Margaret I. "A world without cancer : the making of a new cure and the real promise of prevention." New York : Rodale, 2012.

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