Dr. Koch: A Cancer Quack?

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Dr. Koch: A Cancer Quack?

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dc.contributor.advisor Hutt, Peter Barton en_US
dc.contributor.author Blohm, Lindsay en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-07T02:57:00Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Dr. Koch: A Cancer Quack? (2006 Third Year Paper) en
dc.identifier.uri http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:8846754
dc.description.abstract This paper discusses the life and medical research of Dr. William F. Koch, a physiologist who claimed to have discovered a cure for cancer in the 20th century. Dr. Koch’s early education and research is discussed as background. The paper presents two allegedly successful results of Dr. Koch’s treatment, while also presenting quotes and opinions of skeptics of Dr. Koch’s work. Two FDA trials against Dr. Koch are discussed, as well as a successful FTC trial and appeal. Finally, the paper discusses typical characteristics of a quack, and analyzes Dr. Koch under this rubric. The conclusion of this paper finishes the story of Dr. Koch’s life and highlights some questions remaining understand. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dash.license LAA en_US
dc.subject Food and Drug Law en
dc.subject Koch en
dc.title Dr. Koch: A Cancer Quack? en
dc.type Paper (for course/seminar/workshop) en_US
dc.date.available 2012-06-07T02:57:00Z

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