Editorials

Richard Doll at 85

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7115.1031 (Published 25 October 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1031

Richard Doll and Richard Peto

  1. Richard Smith, Editor
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    Sir Richard Doll, perhaps Britain's most eminent doctor, is 85 this week. He illustrates how much can be achieved by older people: as well as writing the editorial on this page, he has played an important part in the three “big” medical papers published in Britain in the past two weeks (on …

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