Smoking: The Cancer Controversy. Some Attempts to Assess the Evidence.

FISHER, Ronald A. [Aylmer] (1890-1962):

Verlag: Edinburgh & London: Oliver & Boyd, 1959., 1959
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47 pp; 3 tables. Original wrappers. Very Good. Contents: The Author, Preface and General Acknowledgements 1 Alleged Dangers of Cigarette-Smoking 7 Letters to the Editor of The British Medical Journal, vol. II, p. 43, 6 July 1957 and vol. II, pp. 297-298, 3 August 1957 [Collected Papers 269 and 270] Cigarettes, Cancer and Statistics 11 Letter published by The Centennial Review, vol. II, no. 2, pp. 151-166 (Spring 1958) [Collected Papers 274] The Nature of Probability 26 Letter published by The Centennial Review, vol. II, no. 3, pp. 261-274 (Summer 1958) [Collected Papers 272] Lung Cancer and Cigarettes? 39 Letter to the Editor of Nature, vol. 182, p. 108, 12 July 1958 [Collected Papers 275] Cancer and Smoking 41 Letter to the Editor of Nature, vol. 182, p. 596, 30 August 1958 [Collected Papers 276] Inhaling 45 [Collected Papers 276A] 'Although Fisher made invaluable contributions to the field of statistics, his analysis of the causal association between lung cancer and smoking was flawed by an unwillingness to examine the entire body of data available and prematurely drawn conclusions. His views may also have been influenced by personal and professional conflicts, by his work as a consultant to the tobacco industry, and by the fact that he was himself a smoker' (Abstract of Paul D. Stolley, 'When Genius Errs: R. A. Fisher and the Lung Cancer Controversy', American Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 133, No. 5: 416-425, 1991). Buchnummer des Verkäufers 24366

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Titel: Smoking: The Cancer Controversy. Some ...

Verlag: Edinburgh & London: Oliver & Boyd, 1959.

Erscheinungsdatum: 1959

Einband: Soft cover

Zustand: Very Good

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