Cancer doctor who hid millions in industry gifts given a “dream job” at cancer drug company

In 2018, Dr. Jose Baselga, chief medical officer at Memorial Sloan Cancer Center, was found to have violated conflict of interest policies by not disclosing millions of dollars he received from drug companies. Baselga’s punishment? He got his “dream job” leading Research & Development at AstraZeneca, one of the cancer drug companies that previously paid Baselga for consulting.

SOURCES: Charles Ornstein and Katie Thomas, ProPublica/The New York Times; Ben Adams, Fierce Biotech

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