The Clinical Problem

  • M. D. Vincent


The relief of human suffering and the intellectual challenge of a problem almost unrivalled in breadth and depth are the two major yet distinct factors motivating cancer research. Thus clinicians (whose job it is to cure people) are primarily concerned with the control of medical events, whereas scientists aim to achieve theoretical understanding of the problems. Failure to cure disseminated cancer is still depressingly frequent and any solution to this problem will require intensive collaboration between clinicians and scientists.


Breast Cancer Clinical Problem Muscle Protein Synthesis Cancer Cachexia Medroxyprogesterone Acetate 
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