The New Zealand cervical cancer study: could it happen again?

@article{Paul1988TheNZ,
  title={The New Zealand cervical cancer study: could it happen again?},
  author={Camperos Paul},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1988},
  volume={297 6647},
  pages={533-9}
}
The author is one of the medical advisers to the judge who led a government inquiry into allegations that an experimental research program at the National Women's Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, to study the natural course of cervical carcinoma in situ had withheld conventional treatment from some patients. She argues that the research proposal should not have been approved at the outset, that consent should have been sought from the patients, that the study was not monitored adequately, and… CONTINUE READING

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