The finding, published online in the journal The lancet, lit up headlines this week.
The lancet issued a formal retraction of the study soon after.
The lancet should never have published it (many of the co-authors later withdrew their names from the paper).
According to studies published this week in The lancet, aspirin radically reduces the risk of cancer.
Meanwhile, the lancet study shows, one country has a higher breast-cancer survival rate than the United States—Cuba.
The use of the lancet is a subject that ought to interest every friend to humanity in an especial manner.
lancet windows: high, narrow windows of the earliest Gothic architecture.
It proved resistant to every one of the antibiotics and antiviral agents in the lancet's stockroom.
This same view was given in his Fifty-fifth Lecture, published in the "lancet" in 1834.
The nose-leaf has a narrower outline and its sella is more wedge-shaped; the lancet slender with a wedge-shaped tip.
lancet lan·cet (lān'sĭt)
A surgical knife with a short, wide, pointed double-edged blade, used especially for making punctures and small incisions. Also called lance.