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Austin Bradford Hill (1897 – 1991)


English epidemiologist and statistician, pioneered the randomized clinical trial and, together with Sir Richard Doll, was the first to demonstrate the connection between cigarette smoking and lung cancer.
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Austin Bradford Hill
"All scientific work is incomplete whether it be observational or experimental. All scientific work is liable to be upset or modified by advancing knowledge. That does not confer upon us a freedom to ignore the knowledge we already have, or to postpone the action that it appears to demand at a given time."
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