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dime" what drugs doctors were prescribing and could tailor their marketing to them.

Lenzer concludes in her account that each of these whistleblowers, in very different ways - from making a satiric film to speaking out in Congress - has shone light on how the "synchrony" between the pharmaceutical industry and the medical enterprise may be compromising the integrity of American medicine. "We should not have to rely on medical whistleblowers to alert us to these fault lines," she says. "If we are to restore objectivity to drug development, prescribing, and safety monitoring, we must be willing to examine and change all of the institutions that allow this synchrony to occur."

In a related editorial, the PLoS Medicine editors explain why PLoS sponsored the roundtable and why they published Lenzer's account: "Lenzer's report will, we hope, spark discussion and debate about how American medicine - clinicians, researchers, regulatory agencies, and medical journals - can disentangle itself from the influence of the pharmaceutical industry."


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