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5. The economics of cancer care

5. The economics of cancer care  

Nicholas James

in Cancer: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777424
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199560233.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199560233
Modern cancer care is complex and medical technologies and drug therapies are changing rapidly. ‘The costs of cancer care’ charts the different factors that impact on the economics of this ... More
8. The future of home

8. The future of home  

Michael Allen Fox

in Home: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2016
Published Online: 
Dec 2016
eISBN: 
9780191809385
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198747239.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198747239
There are indefinitely numerous new ideas and technologies that might develop and improve the quality of life if humans have the good sense to protect their planet’s health, learn to live ... More
8. The ethics of climate change

8. The ethics of climate change  

Robin Attfield

in Environmental Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2018
Published Online: 
Dec 2018
eISBN: 
9780191838651
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198797166.003.0008
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198797166
Climate change in the form of global warming is a serious ecological problem. ‘The ethics of climate change’ explains that the vast majority of scientists agree that global warming is ... More
2. Some key concepts

2. Some key concepts  

Robin Attfield

in Environmental Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2018
Published Online: 
Dec 2018
eISBN: 
9780191838651
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198797166.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198797166
‘Some key concepts’ focuses on the key concepts widely held and pivotal to thinking about environmental ethics. It begins with the concept of nature, ways in which people seek to relate ... More
5. Sustainability and preservation

5. Sustainability and preservation  

Robin Attfield

in Environmental Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2018
Published Online: 
Dec 2018
eISBN: 
9780191838651
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198797166.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198797166
Sustainable development was defined in the 1987 Brundtland Report as development that ‘meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their ... More
Cancer: A Very Short Introduction

Cancer: A Very Short Introduction  

Nick James

Print Publication Year: 
May 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777424
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199560233.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199560233
Cancer: A Very Short Introduction explains, in non-technical language, what cancer is and what it does. Why, despite constant improvements in treatment techniques, has cancer ... More
4. Cancer research

4. Cancer research  

Nicholas James

in Cancer: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
May 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777424
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199560233.003.0004
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199560233
The mainstays of cancer treatment have been surgery and radiotherapy. Both of these techniques have seen incremental technical improvements since they were introduced in the ... More

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