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A multidisciplinary approach is needed

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7039.1155b (Published 04 May 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1155
  1. J Michael Dixon,
  2. R C F Leonard
  1. Honorary senior lecturer in surgery Consultant medical oncologist Department of Surgery, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh EH3 9YW

    EDITOR,—Charles R Gillis and David J Hole provide support for the management of patients with breast cancer by surgeons with a specialist interest in breast disease.1 The number of centres advertising as having specialist breast surgeons has proliferated, but it is not clear whether all these units fulfil the definition of a specialist unit as defined by Gillis and Hole and by …

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