Backlash Greets “Bad Luck’ Cancer Study

Although sometimes journalists may not get a new science report exactly right in their re-telling of it, they are not responsible for the recent misinformation on cancer causes.  The authors and editors are.  Even more problematic than the many indictments of technical shortcomings in the quality of the data and analyses, the authors misrepresented their rationale, observations, and interpretations as novel.  Their main irresponsible act, which precipitated the storm of criticism, was failing to cite many relevant cases of prior research.

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