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Triumph and Tragedy

Michael Kinch

in Prescription for Change: The Looming Crisis in Drug Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630625
eISBN:
9781469630649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630625.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Industry growth mirrored innovation taking place in all aspects of understanding disease and ways to ameliorate it. All of this knowledge was needed to tackle the most deadly disease of modern times, ... More


Colorectal Cancer

John D. Potter and David Hunter

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There is substantial evidence that colorectal cancer is, after lung cancer, one of the most preventable of the common cancers. Increased BMI among men along with a sedentary lifestyle among both ... More


The American Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry: War and Politics, 1910-1930

Kathryn Steen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469612904
eISBN:
9781469614458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612904.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Prior to 1914, Germany dominated the worldwide production of synthetic organic dyes and pharmaceuticals like aspirin. When World War I disrupted the supply of German chemicals to the United States, ... More


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