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Title Evaluating alternative cancer therapies : a guide to the science and politics of an emerging medical field / [edited by] David J. Hess.
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1999.


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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 260 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-256) and index.
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Subject Cancer -- Alternative treatment.
Complementary Therapies.
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Treatment Outcome.
Contents The political context of alternative medicine. Berkley Bedell -- Leaders of information-providing and educational organizations. John Fink ; Norman Fritz ; Michael Lerner ; Patrick McGrady, Jr. ; Ralph Moss ; Susan Silberstein ; Fran Wiewel -- Clinicians and researchers. Keith Block ; John Boik ; Douglas Brodie ; Francisco Contreras ; Michael Culbert ; W. John Diamond ; Gar Hildenbrand ; Robert Houston ; Ross Pelton ; Morton Walker -- Politics, the public, and the future. Peter Barry Chowka -- Conclusions. What the patient needs and which organizations will help ; Evaluating the research methods ; Evaluating the therapies themselves ; Ethics, values, and democracy in science.
Other Author Hess, David J.
Other Title Print version: Evaluating alternative cancer therapies. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1999 0813525942