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Cancer, radiation therapy, and the market [electronic resource] /
Barbara Bridgman Perkins.
imprint
London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
description
241 pages ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1138285242 (hbk : alk. paper), 9781138285248 (hbk : alk. paper), 9781315269139 (ebk)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.
isbn
1138285242 (hbk : alk. paper)
9781138285248 (hbk : alk. paper)
9781315269139 (ebk)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Introduction : medical care as trade -- The medical radium industry -- The General Electric Company dominates X-ray -- Competing research universities -- Megavoltage competition in academia and industry -- Medicine's nuclear arms race -- An economic success story at Stanford -- Radiation therapy politics -- Speculating on proton therapy -- Rationalizing radiation therapy, reforming health care -- Conclusion : choosing health over wealth.
catalogue key
11444911
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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