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SCIENCE STUDIO: Statistics and Cancer Drugs

Tim Hanson flanked by hosts Keith Pannell (left) and Russ Chianelli (right)

***Originally Aired March 20, 2016*** 

Cisplatin is a commonly used cancer drug, but its use in children sometimes leads to permanent hearing loss.  Tim Hanson, Professor of Statistics from the Department of Statistics of the University of South Carolina, joins us to tell us how statistics is making it possible for health professionals to determine whether the drugs are indeed harmful and whether alternative treatment is preferable for these young patients.

Aired July 2, 2017