Cancer Research by Way of Metaphor

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Science  09 Jun 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5472, pp. 1756
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5472.1756

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Cancer The Evolutionary Legacy. Mel Greaves. Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000. 288 pp. $27.50, £19.99. ISBN 0-19-262835-6.

Writing for non-scientists, Greaves offers a perspective that emphasizes the evolutionary context of the diverse illnesses we call cancer.