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

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

Label
A world without cancer : the making of a new cure and the real promise of prevention
Title
A world without cancer
Title remainder
the making of a new cure and the real promise of prevention
Statement of responsibility
Margaret I. Cuomo
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cuomo, Margaret I
Dewey number
616.99/405
Index
index present
LC call number
RC268
LC item number
.C86 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2012 I-359
  • QZ 200
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cancer
  • Medicine, Preventive
  • Cancer
  • Physical fitness
  • Neoplasms
  • Neoplasms
  • United States
  • Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Medicine, Preventive
  • Physical fitness
  • Cancer
  • Medicine, Preventive
  • Cancer
  • Physical fitness
Label
A world without cancer : the making of a new cure and the real promise of prevention, Margaret I. Cuomo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Honoring a commitment -- Understanding cancer -- The promise and limits of cancer 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 -- The promise of prevention -- 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
Control code
ocn761850077
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 284 pages
Isbn
9781609618858
Lccn
2012024355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781609618858
  • (OCoLC)761850077
Label
A world without cancer : the making of a new cure and the real promise of prevention, Margaret I. Cuomo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Honoring a commitment -- Understanding cancer -- The promise and limits of cancer 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 -- The promise of prevention -- 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
Control code
ocn761850077
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 284 pages
Isbn
9781609618858
Lccn
2012024355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781609618858
  • (OCoLC)761850077

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