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The scourge of cancer has ripped through bodies, families, and generations for so long and with such power that it feels almost invincible. Biologist Paul Ewald�widely regarded as the leading expert in the emerging field of evolutionary medicine�and co-author Holly Swain Ewald may have found a way of attacking the intractable killer. The Ewalds believe that viruses may be at the heart of the onset of cancer and we can counter the disease through an early attack on the virus.� In this important study, they� form a powerful plan for re-examining, attacking, and eradicating one of the world's deadliest diseases.
About the Author
Paul Ewald is a biologist specializing in the evolution of disease. He received his B.Sc. in biology from the University of California, Irvine, and his Ph.D. from the University of Washington, specializing in ecology and evolution. He is a Professor of Biology and the Director of the Program on Disease Evolution at the University of Louisville. He has written popular news articles, academic papers and two books (Evolution of Infectious Disease and Plague Time) and was the first recipient of the Smithsonian Institution's George E. Burch Fellowship in Theoretic Medicine and Affiliated Sciences, which was established to foster pioneering work in health sciences. Holly Swain Ewald is a biologist specializing in neuroscience and microbiology. She received her B.A. in biology and psychology from Hollins University, and a Ph.D. in biology from the University of Louisville. The authors have co-written scientific papers on evolution, immunobiology and cancer, and are jointly writing several scientific papers and a detailed book on evolution and cancer.