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The end of the beginning : cancer, immunity, and the future of a cure / Michael S. Kinch.

Kinch, Michael S. (author).
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Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 616.994061 KINCH (Text) 34304000936924 Adult - Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781643130255 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1643130250
  • Physical Description: xxv, 294 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus Books edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Pegasus Books, 2019.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-284) and index.
Summary, etc.:
A fascinating history of our understanding and the treatment of cancer by one of the leading figures in the field―who is also a pioneer on the cusp of a breakthrough.  For the first time since a 5th century Greek physician gave the name “cancer” (karkinos, in Greek) to a deadly disease first described in Egyptian Papyri, the medical world is near a breakthrough that could allow even the most conservative doctors and pragmatic patients to use the other “c word” – cure – in the same sentence as cancer. Through Michael Kinch’s personal experience as a cancer researcher at Washington University and the head of the oncology program at a leading biotechnology company, we witness the incredible accumulation of breakthrough science and its rapid translation into life-saving technologies that have begun to dramatically increase the quality and quantity of life for cancer patients.
Subject: Cancer.
Cancer > Treatment.
Cancer > Immunological aspects.
Cancer > Immunotherapy.
Cancer > Treatment > Technological innovations.
Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Cancer.
MEDICAL / History.
MEDICAL / Oncology / General.

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