The Cancer Chronicles

Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery

by George Johnson

Hardcover, 284 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $27.95 | purchase

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The Cancer Chronicles
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Unlocking Medicine's Deepest Mystery
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George Johnson

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An intellectual and provocative assessment of recent advances in the war on cancer, prompted by the author's wife's personal battle with the disease, explores current theories about what cancer really is and how it manifests, surprising changes in the scientific community's understandings and the ways that lifestyles and toxins are taking lesser roles.