The Politics of Cancer: Malignant Indifference, 1st Edition

  • Wendy N. Whitman Cobb
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  • ISBN-10: 1440853312
  • ISBN-13: 9781440853319
  • DDC: 362.19699
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 195 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Overview

This book examines the politics of cancer, explains how our government is intrinsically tied to cancer research efforts, and documents how major political actors make cancer policy and are influenced in their decision making by political, social, scientific, and economic variables.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Preface.
1: Introduction.
2: Identifying the Culprits.
3: Bureaucracies and Cancer.
4: Presidents Get Cancer, Too.
5: All Cancer Is Local.
6: The Cancer Community.
7: Lessons.
Notes.
Index.
About the Author.