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Herbs against cancer : history and controversy
Moss, Ralph W.
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Brooklyn, NY : Equinox Press, 1998.
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300 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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RC271.A62 M67 1998 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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A comprehensive and indispensable guide to the use of herbs in preventing and treating cancer. Acclaimed science writer Ralph Moss thoroughly explores the most potent anti-cancer herbs and their uses and offers both practical guidelines as well as the intriguing background of the subject.

Author Notes

Medical writer Ralph W. Moss received a B.A. from New York University in 1965 and a M.A. and a Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1973 and 1974 respectively. He is most well known for his twenty years in the field of cancer treatment research. He is the former assistant director of public affairs at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He has written "Cancer Therapy," "Questioning Chemotherapy" and "The Cancer Industry." He has also written the PBS Documentary "The Cancer War," and the 1994 yearbook article on alternate medicine for Encyclopedia Britannica.

Moss was the founding advisor to the National Institute of Health's Office of Alternative Medicine and is the scientific advisor to the Rosenthal Center of Columbia University and the University of Texas School of Public Health. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the medical journal "Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine" and a public speaker at various colleges and universities.

In 1999, Moss was chosen as scientific advisor and honorary member of the German Oncology Society, the first American to be so honored in twenty years. He is the author or editor of 12 books and 3 documentaries on cancer. He currently directs The Moss Reports, a library of detailed reports on over 200 varieties of cancer diagnoses.

(Bowker Author Biography)