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Finances of French cancer charity under investigation

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7023.77a (Published 13 January 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:77
  1. Alexander Dorozynski

    The president of France's leading cancer charity, l'Association pour la Recherche sur le Cancer, threatened to shut down the agency this week in response to accusations that funds have been misused. Jacques Crozemarie's warning follows a devastating report by the French government's financial watchdog, the Cour des Comptes. The report states that the charity turns over to research less than one third of the funds it collects, that it is overcharged by printers, advertisers, and other contractors, and that it …

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