Author: Jason Fung, MD, specialist physician (internal medicine and nephrology), New York Times bestselling author with upcoming book The Cancer Code (Harper Wave, November 10, 2020 release) examining new developments in understanding paradigms of cancer.
Cancer, the second leading cause of death in America, is perhaps medicine’s greatest remaining mystery. Medical research has revealed the underlying causes of most of the world’s diseases from micro-organisms causing infections to atherosclerosis causing heart disease and strokes to genetic diseases like sickle cell anemia and cystic fibrosis. But for such a common disease, we simply don’t know the answer to the all-important question – what is cancer? Why does it develop? Our understanding has undertaken many radical shifts, most recently in the past decade.
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