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Lessons from Litigation over Silicone Breast Implants: A Call for Activism by Scientists

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Science  06 Jun 1997:
Vol. 276, Issue 5318, pp. 1524-1525
DOI: 10.1126/science.276.5318.1524

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vol. 276 no. 5318 1524-1525

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  1. James T. Rosenbaum
  1. The author is at Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health Sciences University, 3375 S.W. Terwilliger Boulevard, Portland, OR 97201, USA, and is a Senior Scholar supported by Research to Prevent Blindness. The author has provided medico-legal advice for attorneys representing Baxter Healthcare, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dow Chemical, Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing (3M), and plaintiffs in silicone breast implant litigation. The author has testified in court proceedings on behalf of manufacturers.

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