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Getting the word out on cancer in IBM workers

by Dick Clapp The publication of my article on mortality among IBM workers was the culmination of a two and a half year process. I obtained the data, which included information on the deaths of nearly 32,000 former workers who had died between 1969 and 2001, when I served as an expert witness in a […]

Atul Gawande: Great surgeon, not so great on cancer clusters

by Dick Clapp Atul Gawande is well-known around Boston because of his skills as a surgeon, but also for his books and articles in the New Yorker, and his interviews with local media.  He was a recipient of one of this year’s MacArthur grants, in recognition of his work. I got one of his books, […]