PMCCPMCCPMCC

Search tips
Search criteria 

Advanced

 
Logo of jrsocmedLink to Publisher's site
 
J R Soc Med. 1991 February; 84(2): 95–98.
PMCID: PMC1293097

The war on cancer--failure of therapy and research: discussion paper.

Full text

Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (843K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Links to PubMed are also available for Selected References.

Selected References

These references are in PubMed. This may not be the complete list of references from this article.
  • Silverberg E, Lubera JA. Cancer statistics, 1988. CA Cancer J Clin. 1988 Jan-Feb;38(1):5–22. [PubMed]
  • Shapiro S. Evidence on screening for breast cancer from a randomized trial. Cancer. 1977 Jun;39(6 Suppl):2772–2782. [PubMed]
  • Tabár L, Fagerberg CJ, Gad A, Baldetorp L, Holmberg LH, Gröntoft O, Ljungquist U, Lundström B, Månson JC, Eklund G, et al. Reduction in mortality from breast cancer after mass screening with mammography. Randomised trial from the Breast Cancer Screening Working Group of the Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare. Lancet. 1985 Apr 13;1(8433):829–832. [PubMed]
  • Tabar L, Fagerberg G, Duffy SW, Day NE. The Swedish two county trial of mammographic screening for breast cancer: recent results and calculation of benefit. J Epidemiol Community Health. 1989 Jun;43(2):107–114. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Andersson I, Aspegren K, Janzon L, Landberg T, Lindholm K, Linell F, Ljungberg O, Ranstam J, Sigfússon B. Mammographic screening and mortality from breast cancer: the Malmö mammographic screening trial. BMJ. 1988 Oct 15;297(6654):943–948. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • Roberts MM, Alexander FE, Anderson TJ, Chetty U, Donnan PT, Forrest P, Hepburn W, Huggins A, Kirkpatrick AE, Lamb J, et al. Edinburgh trial of screening for breast cancer: mortality at seven years. Lancet. 1990 Feb 3;335(8684):241–246. [PubMed]
  • Hewitt Harold B. Breast screening: a response to Dr Maureen Roberts. BMJ. 1989 Nov 25;299(6711):a1337–1337. [PMC free article]
  • Doll R, Peto R. The causes of cancer: quantitative estimates of avoidable risks of cancer in the United States today. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1981 Jun;66(6):1191–1308. [PubMed]
  • Cairns J. The treatment of diseases and the war against cancer. Sci Am. 1985 Nov;253(5):51–59. [PubMed]
  • Schottenfeld D. The epidemiology of cancer: an overview. Cancer. 1981 Mar 1;47(5 Suppl):1095–1108. [PubMed]
  • Bailar JC, 3rd, Smith EM. Progress against cancer? N Engl J Med. 1986 May 8;314(19):1226–1232. [PubMed]
  • Kolata G. Is the war on cancer being won? Science. 1985 Aug 9;229(4713):543–544. [PubMed]
  • Becker N, Smith EM, Wahrendorf J. Time trends in cancer mortality in the Federal Republic of Germany: progress against cancer? Int J Cancer. 1989 Feb 15;43(2):245–249. [PubMed]
  • Wynder EL, Gori GB. Contribution of the environment to cancer incidence: an epidemiologic exercise. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1977 Apr;58(4):825–832. [PubMed]
  • Pike MC, Ross RK. Breast cancer. Br Med Bull. 1984 Oct;40(4):351–354. [PubMed]
  • Temple NJ. Simplicity--the key to fruitful medical research. Med Hypotheses. 1985 Jun;17(2):139–145. [PubMed]
  • DOLL R, HILL AB. Smoking and carcinoma of the lung; preliminary report. Br Med J. 1950 Sep 30;2(4682):739–748. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • WYNDER EL, GRAHAM EA. Tobacco smoking as a possible etiologic factor in bronchiogenic carcinoma; a study of 684 proved cases. J Am Med Assoc. 1950 May 27;143(4):329–336. [PubMed]
  • Fielding JE, Phenow KJ. Health effects of involuntary smoking. N Engl J Med. 1988 Dec 1;319(22):1452–1460. [PubMed]
  • Kinlen LJ, Rogot E. Leukaemia and smoking habits among United States veterans. BMJ. 1988 Sep 10;297(6649):657–659. [PMC free article] [PubMed]
  • McLaughlin JK, Hrubec Z, Linet MS, Heineman EF, Blot WJ, Fraumeni JF., Jr Cigarette smoking and leukemia. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1989 Aug 16;81(16):1262–1263. [PubMed]
  • Burkitt DP. Epidemiology of cancer of the colon and rectum. Cancer. 1971 Jul;28(1):3–13. [PubMed]
  • Cummings JH, Branch W, Jenkins DJ, Southgate DA, Houston H, James WP. Colonic response to dietary fibre from carrot, cabbage, apple, bran. Lancet. 1978 Jan 7;1(8054):5–9. [PubMed]
  • Greenwald P, Lanza E, Eddy GA. Dietary fiber in the reduction of colon cancer risk. J Am Diet Assoc. 1987 Sep;87(9):1178–1188. [PubMed]
  • Peto R, Doll R, Buckley JD, Sporn MB. Can dietary beta-carotene materially reduce human cancer rates? Nature. 1981 Mar 19;290(5803):201–208. [PubMed]

Articles from Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine are provided here courtesy of Royal Society of Medicine Press