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Dr. Folkman's War Angiogenesis and the Struggle to Defeat Cancer

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ISBN-10: 0375502440

ISBN-13: 9780375502446

Edition: 2001

Authors: Robert Cooke, C. Everett Koop

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In 1961, twenty-eight-year-old Dr. Judah Folkman saw something while doing medical research in a United States navy lab that gave him the first glimmering of a wild, inspired hunch. What if cancerous tumors, in order to expand, needed to trigger the growth of new blood vessels to feed themselves? And if that was true, what if a way could be found to stop that growth? Could cancers be starved to death? Dr. Folkman had ample reason to be self confident — second in his class at Harvard Medical School, he was already considered one of the most promising doctors of his generation. But even he never guessed that his idea would eventually grow into a multibillion-dollar industry that is now…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/6/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Index