"First something is ridiculous, then merely impossible, next possible, then amazing, then obvious."
If you haven't, I encourage you to take a look at the discussion that took place on this MB immediately following the initial presentation of CABO's bone scan phenomenon. Following the Nov 2010 results, the discourse ranged from outright fraud to prohibition of chemical uptake during bone survey to the possibility of bone flare. Great content that drew participation from many research venues...and great reinforcement of this "perception of denial" that you suggest. GL