The author, Jacob Shoham, MD, PhD, is a Professor Emeritus
of the Faculty of Life Sciences at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. In his
ongoing work, he deals with both the medical and scientific aspects
of the cancer challenge. As a physician, he specialized in internal
medicine, and studied Medical and Integrative Oncology, as well
as nutritional medicine, Chinese and Western herbal medicine,
and mind-body medicine. He combines these aspects in his integrative therapeutic approach to cancer patients. As a cancer researcher, he previously studied cancer cell behavior, and is currently focusing on immunological and inflammatory responses to cancer.