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Imprint: Oneworld Publications

Subject: Health, Science


A Beginner's Guide

Paul Scotting

Cancer is the second biggest killer in the world, but few of us understand how it works or how we treat it. In this illuminating introduction, Paul Scotting explains the science behind the disease and explores why some of us are more likely to develop it than others. Arguing that we’re in a new age of understanding that will revolutionise the fight against cancer, Scotting discusses cutting-edge developments and maps out the promising future strategies for its prevention, treatment, and cure.

  • Publication date: July 1, 2010
  • ISBN: 9781851687558
  • RRP: £9.99
  • Pages: 224


"An inspiring compilation for anyone struggling with cancer. Readers will find comfort and even a few laughs in the pages."

Library Journal

"Easy to read and interesting. I would recommend it to anybody interested in acquiring a general understanding of the disease."

Nick La Thangue, Professor of Cancer Biology, University of Oxford

"There is so much interesting information throughout the book and the author does a great job at discussing cancer from many different perspectives. This book is for those just wanting to learn a bit about cancer, but also for cancer researchers and clinicians who want to make sure their cancer knowledge is filled with depth and breadth."

Melinda Irwin - Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Director of Yale Cancer Cente

Paul Scotting

Paul Scotting is Associate Professor at the Institute of Genetics at the University of Nottingham, UK, and is on the scientific advisory board of the University of Padua, Italy.

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