Cures Vs. Profits: Successes In Translational Research

Cures Vs. Profits: Successes In Translational Research

by James Lyons-weiler

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ISBN-13: 9789814730143
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/29/2016
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Preface; Abuses in Medicine; Outrageous Acts of Pseudoscience; Wait ... Grapefruit is Bad for You?; Hormone Receptor Status and Breast Cancer Treatment; Fecal Microbiota Transplantation; Overdiagnosis of ADHD: It's Their Mind, Not Yours; Vaccination Programs: Eradication of Infectious Diseases; Chemosensitivity and Chemoresistance Assays in Cancer; A Very Special Kind of Brain Cancer Surgery; Genomics and Personalized Medicine; Robot-Assisted Surgery; Hallmarks and Principles of Translational Research Success; Future Medicine 1: Early Detection and Cures for Alzheimer's Disease; Future Medicine 2: Cancer Vaccines; The Future of Translational Research;

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Chapter 1 Abuses in Medicine 1

Chapter 2 Outrageous Acts of Pseudoscience 9

Chapter 3 Wait… Grapefruit is Bad for You? 17

Chapter 4 Hormone Receptor Status and Breast Cancer Treatment 37

Chapter 5 Fecal Microbiota Transplantation 55

Chapter 6 Overdiagnosis of ADHD: It's Their Mind, Not Yours 63

Chapter 7 Vaccination Programs: Eradication of Infectious Diseases 123

Chapter 8 Chemosensitivity and Chemoresistance Assays in Cancer 165

Chapter 9 A Very Special Kind of Brain Cancer Surgery 183

Chapter 10 Genomics and Personalized Medicine 187

Chapter 11 Robot-Guided Surgery 221

Chapter 12 Hallmarks and Principles of Translational Research Success 231

Chapter 13 Future Medicine 1: Early Detection and Cures for Alzheimer's Disease 241

Chapter 14 Future Medicine 2: Cancer Vaccines 249

Chapter 15 The Future of Translational Research 285

Postscript: is Vaccination a Translational Success Story? 307

Index 317

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