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Cancer Wars How Politics Shapes What We Know and Don"t Know About Cancer by Robert N. Proctor

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Published by Harpercollins .
Written in English


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Number of Pages368
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Open LibraryOL7593150M
ISBN 100465008593
ISBN 109780465008599

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  A true story of how War on Cancer turns from focus on the cause to focus on corporate profits through cancer treatment and the ongoing governement withholding of the known toxic causes of cancer. Protect profits not human health sad but true!/5(6). A difficult but important book. Proctor wrote this book in but he was already looking into cell phone towers and our health. It is full of anecdotes, historical stories and exposées. flag Like see review/5.   The cancer ward described in the novel has been described as a microcosm of Soviet society in the s, and that seems to ring true. For example, the main female protagonists must go without having a husband, as so many men were killed in the Great Patriotic by: A fascinating chapter on the history of radiation and cancer draws on censored information about uranium-mine concentration camps in Czechoslovakia. The author also discusses genetic factors and differential susceptibility to cancer. Finally, Proctor .

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