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False Lancet study

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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The Lancet has "received confirmation" that a study published by the journal in October on NSAIDs and reduction of oral cancer contains fabricated data, the publication announces Feb. 4. The false data was provided by lead author John Sudbo, MD/PhD, Norwegian Radium Hospital. The journal's editors released an "expression of concern" about the fabricated data Jan. 17 when they were first alerted to the problem (1"The Tan Sheet" Jan. 23, 2005, In Brief)...

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