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Review ?[A] delight...because of the overall excellence of this work, it is a ?must read' for anyone who wishes to update his knowledge of this disease...Essential.? ?Choice?Thoroughly informative and highly enjoyable to read.? ?The Biologist?An informative, optimistic tour of the science of cancer . . . a solid account of how cancer works, how it has been combated and what the future holds for its treatment.? ?Kirkus Reviews?Dr. Hesketh brings an expert's easy familiarity and depth to this comprehensive, at times almost affectionate, look at a deadly adversary. He tells us what cancer is, what causes it, what we can do to prevent it and how we are systematically battling the disease on many fronts. ? ?William Hanson, MD, author of The Edge of Medicine?In Betrayed by Nature, Robin Hesketh melds medicine, science and history to create a clear and highly readable explanation of the complexities of cancer.? ?John P. Moore, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Cornell Medical College Read more About the Author ROBIN HESKETH, PhD, has been a member of the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of the Selwyn College for over 25 years. He has spoken widely in the press on cancer and has published in the leading clinical journals, including Nature. He lives in Cambridge, England. Read more