New book by C expert, ACS & NCI derelict in their duties

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New book by C expert, ACS & NCI derelict in their duties

by andy73 on Tue Jun 14, 2011 01:10 PM

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A new book by leading cancer expert, Dr. Samuel S. Epstein, skewers the National Cancer Institute and American Cancer Society and blames the organizations for America losing the war against cancer.

In the book, "National Cancer Institute and American Cancer Society: Criminal Indifference to Cancer Prevention and Conflicts of Interest," Epstein argues that the NCI and ACS have spent tens of billions of taxpayer and charity dollars focusing on treatment to the exclusion of prevention, which has allowed cancer ratesto skyrocket, with the diseasenow affecting nearly one in two men and more than one in three women. Furthermore, the author claims that not only do numerous conflicts of interestexist within the NCIand ACS, but the NCI and ACSare also withholding a mass of information on avoidable causes of cancer

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