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Big Pharma found to influence guideline writers, patient advocacy groups and doctors
 

Big Pharma found to influence guideline writers, patient advocacy groups and doctors

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A series of papers on money and influence have unlocked the Pandora’s box of the pharmaceutical industry's influence on medicine and healthcare. The recent studies showed that they influence those who write guidelines that outline doctors' practices, patient advocacy organisations, letter writers to the CDC, and even oncologists on Twitter.
 
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20 Jan 2017 - General
 
Mahmoud AbdelAziz I think the first thing that we have to do is to be mindful of the influence that pharma gives to the field. Many of it is very much in-built into the culture of medicine, so it could be very difficult not to subscribe to it. Habiba Twakkol Ethics and honesty does help to a certain degree but it would be very d...
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Thank you all for your valuable interaction. Theekshana Abayawickrama Lianne Marie Victoria Laruan Shunjie Chua The influence practiced by pharmaceutical companies is undeniably huge in so many ways. Having the money, they can do their magic to pr...
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