News tagged with conflict of interest

Texas cancer probe draws NCI scrutiny

(AP)—The federal National Cancer Institute says it's taking a fresh look at a troubled $3 billion cancer-fighting effort already being scrutinized by prosecutors and lawmakers in Texas.

Dec 14, 2012
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AMA delegates adopt physician employment principles

(HealthDay)—The number of employed physicians is rising, prompting adoption of physician employment principles by the American Medical Association, presented at the American Medical Association Interim ...

Nov 27, 2012
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COI declarations and off-label drug use

Conflict-of-interest statements made by physicians and scientists in their medical journal articles after they had been allegedly paid by pharmaceutical manufacturers as part of off-label marketing programs are often inadequate, ...

Aug 07, 2012
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More cutting-edge cancer research supported by industry

Nearly half of the research presented at ASCO's annual meeting last year came from researchers with ties to companies, and the amount appears to be increasing every year, according to new findings from Fox Chase Cancer Center. ...

May 17, 2012
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