Cancer Merchants

Cancer Merchants

Author: Theodore I. Malinin

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 9781434900654

Category: Cancer

Page: 133

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The story of the National Cancer Institute's involvement in virus and cancer research is not wholly centered on research alone. Challenged with the goal of a cancer cure, the Institute always found itself on the verge of a discovery but never able to follow through. The Virus and Cancer Program was authorized by Congress in 1958 and ended in 1971 with the passage of the National Cancer Act.

Orange Coast Magazine

Orange Coast Magazine

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Page: 274

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Orange Coast Magazine is the oldest continuously published lifestyle magazine in the region, bringing together Orange County¹s most affluent coastal communities through smart, fun, and timely editorial content, as well as compelling photographs and design. Each issue features an award-winning blend of celebrity and newsmaker profiles, service journalism, and authoritative articles on dining, fashion, home design, and travel. As Orange County¹s only paid subscription lifestyle magazine with circulation figures guaranteed by the Audit Bureau of Circulation, Orange Coast is the definitive guidebook into the county¹s luxe lifestyle.

Anyone Got a Match?

Anyone Got a Match?

Author: Max Shulman

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781504027854

Category: Fiction

Page: 278

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Big tobacco meets the boob tube in this incendiary satire from the bestselling author of The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis Jefferson Tatum is a self-made man. Founder of Tatum Cigarette Company, he wrote the brand’s advertising jingle—“Tatums smoke mild like an innocent child”—and has been bringing home big money—and hunting huge bears—ever since. But this year his tobacco sales are down 3 percent thanks to the surgeon general’s cancer warnings. To make matters worse, Tatum’s forty-three-year-old son, Virgil, shows more interest in presiding over his unaccredited college and its undefeated football team than learning about the family business. Hoping to kill two birds with one stone, Tatum sets out to reinvigorate his company by transforming Acanthus College into a top-tier research institution. The school’s scientists will prove that food is more dangerous than cigarettes, making everyone so anxious they’ll start smoking again. But when Tatum hires a New York theater director turned Hollywood bigwig to produce a documentary about the research, nothing goes as planned. Secrets are unearthed, old loves are rekindled, and a TV director with a conscience (will wonders never cease?) threatens to expose the whole scam.

Survivors of Childhood and Adolescent Cancer

Survivors of Childhood and Adolescent Cancer

Author: Cindy L. Schwartz

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319164359

Category: Medical

Page: 436

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This book is a comprehensive guide that will help medical professionals – pediatric oncologists, nurses, pediatricians, family practitioners, internists, radiation oncologists, surgeons – to understand and manage the long-term effects of treatment for childhood and adolescent cancer. The consequences of treatment are described for each organ system, with explanation of pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, detection and screening and management. Disease- and organ-based algorithms of care and tables designed to facilitate the assessment of late effects are highlights of the book and will assist in the provision of hands-on care that is up to date and geared to clinical need. Among the other topics addressed are stem cell transplantation, psychological care, legal issues, transition to adulthood and methodological issues in the study of survivorship care.