Evaluating Alternative Cancer Therapies

Evaluating Alternative Cancer Therapies

A Guide to the Science and Politics of An Emerging Medical Field

eBook - 1999
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Rutgers University Press
In Evaluating Alternative Cancer Therapies, David Hess has interviewed the major opinion leaders in the alternative cancer therapy field - clinicians, researchers, patient advocacy leaders, and journalists - who explain their philosophy of evaluation, their therapeutic preferences, and the political and economic hurdles to getting the necessary research done. Both a guide to the guides and a survey of the field, this innovative book provides a framework for evaluation problems that clinicians and patients face - from patient needs and the quality of potential clinical care givers to research methods, proposed policy reforms, and the therapies themselves.

Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©1999
ISBN: 9780585039213
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxi, 260 pages)
Additional Contributors: Hess, David J.


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