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The Resource On the cancer frontier : one man, one disease, and a medical revolution, Paul A. Marks, MD, and James Sterngold

On the cancer frontier : one man, one disease, and a medical revolution, Paul A. Marks, MD, and James Sterngold

Label
On the cancer frontier : one man, one disease, and a medical revolution
Title
On the cancer frontier
Title remainder
one man, one disease, and a medical revolution
Statement of responsibility
Paul A. Marks, MD, and James Sterngold
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Paul Marks M.D., President Emeritus of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Hospital, attributes the elusive nature of cancer's cure to its inherently anarchic processes. There can be no hope for a miracle cure when defective cells use a myriad of tools to succeed in their relentless assaults. There are many ways cancers get started, and turn healthy cell division and growth into lethal attacks. Cancer cells and their abnormal genes are inherently unstable and so, are able to fight off anything that gets in their way?often a prescribed drug. In 1950 the discovery of cancer was all b
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Marks, Paul A
Dewey number
616.99/4061
Index
index present
LC call number
RS431
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
QZ 11.1
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Sterngold, James
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marks, Paul A
  • Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Tumors
  • Medicine
  • Marks, Paul A
  • Neoplasms
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Biomedical Research
  • Cell Transformation, Neoplastic
  • Medical Oncology
  • Neoplasms
  • Marks, Paul A
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Medicine
Label
On the cancer frontier : one man, one disease, and a medical revolution, Paul A. Marks, MD, and James Sterngold
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cracking medicine's oldest mystery -- Deciphering the inner workings of the cell -- The first look deep inside the cancer cell -- Bringing the new sciences to an old school -- The moon shot -- Teaching cancer cells to die -- The politics of cancer research -- Memorial Sloan-Kettering finds its agent of change -- Getting aggressive in the war on cancer -- A perfect cure- for a single cancer patient -- Changing cancer care from within -- Enlisting a major new ally- the cancer patient -- Breast cancer gets its own home -- Learning to love acid -- The payoff -- Cancer screening as a way of life -- The next leap
Control code
869090866
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (273 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610392525
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
416a7da3-1394-4389-b626-f09085db3dc5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869090866
Label
On the cancer frontier : one man, one disease, and a medical revolution, Paul A. Marks, MD, and James Sterngold
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cracking medicine's oldest mystery -- Deciphering the inner workings of the cell -- The first look deep inside the cancer cell -- Bringing the new sciences to an old school -- The moon shot -- Teaching cancer cells to die -- The politics of cancer research -- Memorial Sloan-Kettering finds its agent of change -- Getting aggressive in the war on cancer -- A perfect cure- for a single cancer patient -- Changing cancer care from within -- Enlisting a major new ally- the cancer patient -- Breast cancer gets its own home -- Learning to love acid -- The payoff -- Cancer screening as a way of life -- The next leap
Control code
869090866
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (273 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781610392525
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
416a7da3-1394-4389-b626-f09085db3dc5
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869090866

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