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Leading cancer hospital resumes some services after major fire

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39454.515972.4E (Published 10 January 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:64
  1. Adrian O’Dowd
  1. 1Margate

    Some services for cancer patients at London’s world famous Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust have resumed this week after a large fire destroyed much of the roof and upper floors in the early afternoon of 2 January. But the trust said it would take months to repair, rebuild, and refurbish the hospital completely.

    The Royal Marsden was the first hospital in the world to be dedicated to cancer treatment and research, and sees more than 40 000 patients every year.

    Around 25 fire engines attended the fire and 120 …

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