Letters

Sarcomas and specialism

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7520.844-b (Published 06 October 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:844
  1. Peter J Mahaffey, consultant surgeon (peter.mahaffey@bedhos.anglox.nhs.uk)
  1. Bedford Hospital MK42 9DJ

    EDITOR—Mannan and Briggs seek to raise awareness of the diagnosis of sarcoma in patients with new soft tissue masses, instead raising some important general questions about the changing NHS.1

    The editorial seems to be aimed almost entirely at general practitioners, although the average family doctor will see perhaps only one case every 24 years. Most new lumps seen by general …

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