Journal article

Surveying Retracted Studies and Notices Within the Field of Radiation Oncology

Jason Wasiak, Daniel George Hamilton, Farshad Foroudi, Clovis M Faggion

International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2018

Abstract

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to characterize retracted studies within the field of radiation oncology. METHODS AND MATERIALS: Computerized searches were performed in Ovid MEDLINE, PubMed, Ovid EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library up to May 2017 looking for retracted studies using the terms "retraction note," "retracted note," "withdrawn" and "radiotherapy," and "radiation oncology." Additional studies were identified by hand-searching 10 discipline-specific journals. Two authors independently screened papers and then extracted author demographics, journal characteristics, and retraction-specific variables. RESULTS: Of the 58 studies identified, the most common reasons for retraction we..

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