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Author Epstein, Samuel S.

Title Cancer-gate : how to win the losing cancer war / Samuel S. Epstein.

Publication Info. Amityville, N.Y. : Baywood Pub., [2005]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  614.5999 E64C    Check Shelf
Description xxi, 377 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Policy, politics, health, and medicine series
Policy, politics, health, and medicine series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-350) and index.
Contents Losing the war against cancer: who's to blame and what to do about it -- Debate on policies of the national cancer institute, American Cancer Society, and American College of Radiology -- Dangers and unreliability of mammography: breast examination is a safe, effective, and practical alternative -- Evaluation of the national cancer program and proposed reforms -- American Cancer Society: the world's wealthiest "nonprofit" institution -- Legislative proposals for reversing the cancer epidemic and controlling run-away industrial technologies -- The crisis in U.S. and international cancer policy -- Strategies for the stop cancer campaign -- REACH: an unprecedented science-based European initiative for regulating industrial chemicals -- Debate on safety of recombinant bovine growth hormone -- Questions and answers on synthetic bovine growth hormones -- Unlabeled milk from cows treated with biosynthetic growth hormones: a case of regulatory abdication -- The chemical jungle: today's beef industry -- Preventing pathogenic food poisoning: sanitation, not irradiation -- Pro-industry bias in science -- Corporate crime: why we cannot trust industry-derived safety studies -- Industrial risks of colorectal cancer -- Industrial risks of breast cancer.
Subject Cancer -- Government policy -- United States.
National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
American Cancer Society.
Cancer -- Prevention.
National Cancer Institute (U.S.)
American Cancer Society.
Neoplasms -- prevention & control -- United States.
Carcinogens, Environmental -- adverse effects -- United States.
Food Contamination -- United States.
Health Policy -- United States.
Industry -- United States.
Neoplasms -- etiology -- United States.
Politics -- United States.
United States Government Agencies -- United States.
ISBN 0895033100 cloth
9780895033109 cloth
0895033542 paperback
9780895033543 paperback
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