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Cancer-gate : how to win the losing cancer war / Samuel S. Epstein.
- Epstein, Samuel S.
- , ©2005
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Amityville, N.Y. : Baywood Pub., , ©2005.
xxi, 377 pages ; 23 cm.
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-350) and index.