Cancer Wars

Cancer Wars

How Politics Shapes What We Know and Don't Know About Cancer

Book - 1995
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A scholarly history of the social biases, economic interests, and political stakes that have long influenced debates over the causes, prevention, and treatment of cancer. Proctor asserts that the causes of cancer are largely known and exposes some startling statistics and disturbing conspiracies concerning its ever-rising rate, observing that the curing of cancer is a political problem as much as it is a scientific one. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: New York : BasicBooks, c1995
ISBN: 9780465027569
Characteristics: viii, 356 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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