Cancer: The Enemy from Within: A Comprehensive Textbook of Cancer’s Causes, Complexities and Consequences

Carolyn Compton ’69

The comprehensive textbook Cancer: The Enemy from Within by Carolyn Compton ’69 textbook presents the driving and organizing principles of cancer to make this highly complex disease easily understandable for readers. (Springer, 2020)

Carolyn Compton, M.D., Ph.D., F.C.A.P., is an academic pathologist specializing in gastrointestinal disease and is board certified in both anatomic and clinical pathology. She is a professor of Life Sciences at Arizona State University and a professor of laboratory medicine and pathology at the Mayo Clinic. She is also an adjunct professor of pathology at both the University of Arizona and Johns Hopkins University. She is the chief medical officer of the National Biomarkers Development Alliance, a member of the Biodesign Institute at ASU, and the chief medical officer of the Complex Adaptive Systems Institute.