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Norwegian researcher admits that his data were faked

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7535.193-a (Published 26 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:193
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. London

    The New England Journal of Medicine has joined the Lancetin issuing a statement of concern about papers the journals published by the Norwegian researcher Jon Sudbø, currently at the centre of allegations of research fraud.

    It follows an announcement by officials at Radium Hospital in Oslo that Dr Sudbø, a senior consultant who wrote a paper on the link between non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and oral cancer, has told his employers that data were faked.

    The study published by the Lancet in October (2005;366: 1359-66) claimed to be …

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