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An overview of the science of cancer; not a guide to treatment or clinical description of types of neoplasms. Chapters on mortality; origin and classification of cancer; epidemiology; history of cancer research; molecular genetics, mutation and mutagenesis; experimental research; the time course of cancer; and a brief discussion of prospects for the future. Written primarily for the lay public and for beginning medical students.
Cancer: Science and Society.. Ann Intern Med. 1979;91:515–516. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-91-3-515_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1979;91(3):515-516.
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