The Universal Darwinism of Disease

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Science  16 Nov 2007:
Vol. 318, Issue 5853, pp. 1070
DOI: 10.1126/science.1149952

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Dynamics of Cancer. Incidence, Inheritance, and Evolution. By Steven A. Frank. Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2007. 392 pp. $99.50, £59.95. ISBN 9780691133652. Paper, $39.50, £23.95. ISBN 9780691133669. Princeton Series in Evolutionary Biology.

The author combines molecular, demographic, and evolutionary analyses to examine genetic and environmental influences on the age of onset.