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Cancer: How Bad Science Is Killing Us

06 Apr

“The failure to win “the war on cancer” has been blamed on many factors, from the use of mouse models that are irrelevant to human cancers to risk-averse funding agencies. But recently a new culprit has emerged: too many basic scientific discoveries, done in animals or cells growing in lab dishes and meant to show the way to a new drug, are wrong.”
-from “In cancer science, many ‘discoveries’ don’t hold up” by Sharon Begley, 28 Mar 2012 Reuters

 

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