Pulse on Health: For whom do experts speak?

Posted on February 1st, 2012 by

Two physicians, one from the University of Pennsylvania and one from Massachusetts General Hospital, wrote a New York Times opinion piece criticizing Mayo Clinic for investing in proton therapy to treat cancer. I called to see if plans to publish potentially controversial opinions were shared internally beforehand, because a source suggested their employers were caught off-guard. But the response I got caught me off-guard.

Post-Bulletin, By Jeff Hansel, 01/31/2012

 

Tags: Cancer, Complementary/Alternative Medicine, Issues, Massachusetts General Hospital, New York Times, proton therapy, University of Pennsylvania

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