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Published: 27 September 2001

288 Pages | 20 line, 20 halftone, 2 colour plates


ISBN: 9780192628343

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The Evolutionary Legacy

Mel Greaves

  • The first book to put the story of cancer in an evolutionary perspective
  • Explains why women are particularly hard hit by cancers, and why some cancers (prostate, melanoma) are increasing in incidence
  • Explains why different cultures have different cancers
  • Written by an expert in cancer research

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