The Pink Virus by Dr. Kathleen Ruddy
Approx. 17,080 words.
Published on November 13, 2009.
Dr. Kathleen T. Ruddy, an internationally recognized breast cancer surgeon, tells the story of the Mouse Mammary Tumor Virus, the virus that causes breast cancer in mice and might also cause a large portion of breast cancer in women.
Written for the general public it contains a brief summary of the basic principles of biology, and over seventy years of research on the virus.