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John Bailar, biostatistician who redirected U.S. cancer policy, 1932-2016

John Bailar, biostatistician who redirected U.S. cancer policy, 1932-2016

Posted on October 5, 2016 by John Easton in ScienceLife

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A renowned biostatistician and epidemiologist who used those tools to study cancer risk, prevention and treatment and the impact of environmental exposures on health, John C. Bailar, III, MD, PhD, professor emeritus in the Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Chicago, died Sept. 6, in Mitchellville, Maryland. He was 83.

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