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A World without Cancer: The Making of a New Cure and the Real Promise of Prevention by Margaret I. Cuomo

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A provocative and unexpected investigation into the ways that benefit, in line withsonalities, and politics obstruct actual growth within the war on cancer—and one doctor’s passionate call to action for modification

As a diagnostic radiologist who has watched affected persons, friends, and family suffer with and die from cancer and who was deeply affected by the enraged husband of one affected person, Dr. Margaret I. Cuomo is encouraged to seek out new strategies for waging a better war on cancer.

This yr, about 1.6 million new cases of cancer will probably be diagnosed and more than 1,500 people will die in line with day. We’ve been requested to just accept the disappointing approach to "take care of cancer as a prolonged illness." We’ve allowed pharmaceutical firms to put cancer medication that extend lifestyles by just weeks and would possibly price $one hundred,000 for a single process treatment as breakthroughs. the place is the daring management so we can change into our gadget from treatment to prevention? Have we forgotten the mission of the national melanoma Act of 1971 to "conquer cancer"?

via an research of more than forty yrs of scientific proof and interviews with the highest cancer researchers, drug corporate executives, and well being policy advisers, Dr. Cuomo finds intriguing answers to these questions. She shows us how all cancer stakeholders—the pharmaceutical industry, the government, physicians, and anxious american citizens—can modification the way we view and struggle cancer in this us of a.
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author: Margaret I. Cuomopublisher: Rodale e-booksBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: three04

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