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Author Pecorino, Lauren
Title Why Millions Survive Cancer : The Successes of Science
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, 2012
©2011
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Note Cover -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS AND PLATES -- 1. Introduction to the good news -- 2. What is cancer? -- 3. Carcinogens: how they work and our defense against them -- 4. All we had to do was quit -- 5. Too much of a good thing -- 6. The great escape -- 7. You are what you eat (and do) -- 8. A fairy tale: finding the cure to leukemia -- 9. Cancer screening works! -- 10. Let's talk about it -- 11. How to starve a tumor -- 12. A vaccine against cervical cancer -- 13. A fit like a glove -- 14. Where do we go from here? -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- GLOSSARY -- A -- B -- C -- D -- G -- I -- K -- M -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- V -- INDEX -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Z
The enormous recent progress in fighting cancer, and the science behind it, is revealed fully for the first time in this book. Using scientific evidence from around the world, Lauren Pecorino examines the biology of cancer, looks at new cancer treatments, and provides recommendations about lifestyle choices that can help reduce our cancer risk
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Pecorino, Lauren Why Millions Survive Cancer : The Successes of Science Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO,c2012 9780199580552
Subject Cancer -- Treatment.;Cancer.;Cancer -- Prevention
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