Suppression, Bias, and Selection in Science: The Case of Cancer Research

TitleSuppression, Bias, and Selection in Science: The Case of Cancer Research
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsHess, DJ
JournalAccountability in Research: Policies & Quality Assurance
Volume6
Issue4
Pagination245
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number08989621
Accession Number3984120
Keywordsbacterial , Bias in Research , CANCER , Human , Human Research Subjects , Intellectual , Intellectual Property and Patents , MEDICINE , SCIENCE
AbstractExamines the suppression and bias in the role of bacterial agents in cancer etiology. Suppression of the bacterial research tradition; Suppression incidents in the United States during the decades following World War II; Two forms of accountability that are involved in the negotiation of bias and suppression.
NotesHess, David J.; Issue Info: Jul99, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p245; Subject Term: CANCER -- Etiology; Subject Term: BACTERIAL diseases; Subject Term: SCIENCE -- Social aspects; Number of Pages: 13p; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 4724
DOI10.1080/08989629908573932
Short TitleSuppression, Bias, and Selection in Science: The Case of Cancer Research
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