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Politics, science, and cancer

Politics, science, and cancer

the laetrile phenomenon

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Published by Published by Westview Press for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C. in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cancer -- Chemotherapy -- Social aspects -- Congresses.,
    • Laetrile -- Congresses.,
    • Medical policy -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Cancer -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Amygdalin -- Congresses.,
    • Legislation, Drug -- United States -- Congresses.,
    • Public policy -- United States -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Gerald E. Markle and James C. Petersen.
      SeriesAAAS selected symposium ;, 46, AAAS selected symposium ;, 46.
      ContributionsMarkle, Gerald E., 1942-, Petersen, James C., 1944-, American Association for the Advancement of Science.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC271.L3 P64
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 190 p. ;
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4099107M
      ISBN 10089158854X, 0865310467
      LC Control Number80013466

        A controversial book that some dismiss as outright quackery, the author makes the claim based on research that cancer is caused by a vitamin B17 deficiency. He also states that the American medical community knows it to be true based on many studies, but in conjunction with the FDA, has banned Laetrile (a B17 concentrate) for political reasons /5. The politicization of science is the manipulation of science for political gain. It occurs when government, business, or advocacy groups use legal or economic pressure to influence the findings of scientific research or the way it is disseminated, reported or interpreted. The politicization of science may also negatively affect academic and scientific freedom.

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . The book provides a very useful telling of a very interesting story of grassroots and congressional advocacy."—American Politics "Weaves an engaging story with solid theory Rarely can I say that a political science text made me weep and made me rejoice; this one did both."—Christine L. Day, University of New Orleans.

      The Art and Politics of Science. Varmus H. New York: W.W. Norton & Company; This small book owes its existence in large part to Jean Strouse. Late in , when she was still the freshly appointed director of The New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, Jean asked me to give a series of three lectures the Cited by: ‘ Working from the inside out: implications of breast cancer activism for biomedical policies and practices ’, Social Science and Medicine 44 (9): –15,Anon. Cited by:


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The equivalent bill has passed the Senate Appropriations Committee earlier this summer and will be up for vote in the Senate very soon! In the tradition of Malcolm Gladwell, Gardner explores a new way of thinking about the decisions we are the safest and healthiest human beings who ever lived, and yet irrational fear is growing, with deadly consequences — such as the 1, Americans killed when they made the mistake of switching from planes to cars after September /5(5).In the politics of cancer therapy, anything that gets in the way of those in power gaining yet more power and wealth must be destroyed.

Griffin sums it up this way: Laetrile got in the way. First, the nutritional concept upon which it rests is anathema to the drug industry.