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Cancer as a Metabolic Disease - On the Origin, Management, and Prevention of Cancer (Hardcover) Loot Price: R1,983
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Cancer as a Metabolic Disease - On the Origin, Management, and Prevention of Cancer (Hardcover)

Thomas Seyfried

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List price R2,820 Loot Price R1,983 Discovery Miles 19 830 | Repayment Terms: R184 pm x 12* You Save R837 (30%)

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The book addresses controversies related to the origins of cancer and provides solutions to cancer management and prevention. It expands upon Otto Warburg's well-known theory that all cancer is a disease of energy metabolism. However, Warburg did not link his theory to the "hallmarks of cancer" and thus his theory was discredited. This book aims to provide evidence, through case studies, that cancer is primarily a metabolic disease requring metabolic solutions for its management and prevention. Support for this position is derived from critical assessment of current cancer theories. Brain cancer case studies are presented as a proof of principle for metabolic solutions to disease management, but similarities are drawn to other types of cancer, including breast and colon, due to the same cellular mutations that they demonstrate.

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Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2012
First published: June 2012
Authors: Thomas Seyfried
Dimensions: 242 x 162 x 30mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 421
ISBN-13: 978-0-470-58492-7
Categories: Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine
Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine > Diseases & disorders
Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine > Diseases & disorders > Oncology
Books > Medicine > Clinical & internal medicine > Diseases & disorders > Oncology > General
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LSN: 0-470-58492-0
Barcode: 9780470584927

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