Published in Cancer Weekly, October 28th, 2003
"The objective of this project was to analyze newspaper coverage of the January 2000 meta-analysis by Gotzsche and Olsen, "is screening for breast cancer with mammography justified'" [Lancet 355 (2000) 129]," scientists writing in the journal Patient Education and Counseling report.
"A content analysis was performed on a comprehensive set of newspaper clippings from the UK during the 2 weeks following publication of the Lancet article," wrote M. Holmes-Rovner and colleagues, Michigan State University.
"The original authors were most quoted in...
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