Article ID: CBB000300718

Curing cancer? Patrick Lee's Path to the Reovirus Treatment (2002)


Description An attempt to understand the nature of scientific discovery in the case of Lee's work on reoviruses using historical, philosophical, and psychological analyses.

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Authors & Contributors
Penrose, Beris
Wapner, Jessica
Timmermann, Carsten
Sharma, Padmanee
Ross, Malcom
Read, Jennifer
Health and History
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Social History of Medicine
Science as Culture
Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
Miami University
The Experiment, LLC
Rowman & Littlefield
Johns Hopkins University Press
Auckland University Press
Yale University
Disease and diseases
Cancer; tumors
Discovery in medicine
Public health
Therapeutic practice; therapy; treatment
Koch, Robert
Sutherland, Earl W.
Rous, Fancis Peyton
Old, Lloyd J.
Foucault, Michel
Time Periods
20th century, late
21st century
20th century, early
20th century
19th century
United States
New Zealand
Berlin (Germany)
National Institute of Health (U.S.)
Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research

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