Table of Contents
Clifford Hudis, M.D.
Scientific and Moral Philosophy
Chapter 1. Karl Popper Memorial Lecture
Chapter 2. Plato’s Socratic Dialogues and the Epistemology of Modern Medicine
James May, Michael Baum and Susan Bewley
Chapter 3. Justice
Chapter 4. The Roles of the Learned Societies in Improving Quality of Life in the Context of Globalization
Chapter 5. Ethical Issues in Screening for Cancer
Chapter 6. The Use and Abuse of Human Tissue: An Analysis of the Ethical Issues Raised by the Proposed Human Tissue Act
Chapter 7. “Playing God – Jewish Perspectives on Cloning and Genetic Engineering”
Chapter 8. The re-emerging role of the Humanities in the education of medical Undergraduates
Chapter 9. Evidence Based Art?
Chapter 10. Book Review for JRoyal Soc Med
Chapter 11. The Art of Oncology: The Changing Faces of Breast Cancer Treatment
Chapter 12. An Open Letter to HRH the Prince of Wales: With respect your Highness you’ve got it wrong
Chapter 13. Book review “Whole person care: A new Paradigm for the 21st Century”
Chapter 14. Concepts of Holism in Orthodox and Alternative Medicine
The Samuel Gee Lecture
Chapter 15. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) within the National Health Service
Chapter 16. Can We Sustain an Open-Minded Approach to Homeopathy?
Chapter 17. Homeopathy Waives the Rules-OK?
Chapter 18. Magic Mushrooms and Bent Spoons: That Was the Week That Was!
Chapter 19. The Scam of Integrative Medicine
Chapter 20. An Unusual Opportunity to Study the “Natural History” of Hormone Sensitive Breast Cancer
Chapter 21. A Letter to the Editor Declining a Book Review for Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapy (FACT)
Cancer in General
Chapter 22. What Are the Needs of Patients Diagnosed with Cancer?
Chapter 23. Scientific Method and the Search for the Cure for Cancer
Chapter 24. Prevention Is Better Than Cure! I Wouldn’t Be So Sure Mr. Brown
Chapter 25. Book Review for Spiked: The Secret War on Cancer
Chapter 26. Breast Cancer: A Personal Prologue
Chapter 27. The Natural History of Breast Cancer
Chapter 28. Breast Cancer Awareness As a Prerequisite for Reducing Mortality in Resource Poor Parts of the World
Chapter 29. Surgery for Breast Cancer: Shifting Paradigms and Scientific Revolutions
Chapter 30. The Golden Ibex of Santorini: A Convergence of Cultures and Technologies
Chapter 31. Intra-Operative Partial Breast Irradiation after Breast Conserving Surgery: The History and Outcomes of The TARGIT Trial May 2014
Chapter 32. The Historical and Cultural Determinants in the Evolution of Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy: Two Hemispheres Separated by a Common Language
Chapter 33. A Tyranny of Cheerfulness: Pink Ribbons at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival 29th March 2012
Screening for Breast Cancer
Chapter 34. Breast Cancer Awareness Month: “Black October”
Chapter 35. The Illusions and Delusions of Screening for Cancer
Chapter 36. The Cancer “Tsar” Announces Independent Review of Screening for Breast Cancer
Chapter 37. The Marmot Report: Accepting the Poisoned Chalice
Chapter 38. To Screen or Not to Screen: Daily Mail
Chapter 39. Breaking News
Chapter 40. “2084” A Play in Three Acts (With acknowledgments to George Orwell)
Chapter 41. My Thoughts on the Fifth Anniversary of 9/11
Chapter 42. Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD): The Spectre of Eugenics or a “No Brainer”
Chapter 43. Book Review:The Archaeology of Race
Chapter 44. Back to the Future
Chapter 45. Valedictory Editorial for the International Journal of Surgery
Chapter 46. The Meaning of Life and Other Easy Questions
Chapter 47. Why me?
Audience: Mostly for medical professionals but it should be accessible to lay people with an interest in philosophy and science.