Hero or Villain?—Sir Richard Doll and Occupational Cancer

@article{Tweedale2007HeroOV,
  title={Hero or Villain?—Sir Richard Doll and Occupational Cancer},
  author={Geoffrey Tweedale},
  journal={International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={13},
  pages={233 - 235}
}
  • G. Tweedale
  • Published 1 April 2007
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health
Abstract In 2006, the English media broke the story that Sir Richard Doll had for many years been retained on a, secret consultancy by Monsanto. Doll's colleagues rushed to his defense, arguing that the story was an unjustified smear on a great man whose work had saved millions of lives. However, Doll's conflicts of interest in his occupational health epidemiology are shown to sit uneasily alongside his more independent smoking/lung cancer studies. 
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