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Research team to look at effect of major reorganisation of cancer surgery

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3820 (Published 13 July 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h3820
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

Researchers are to evaluate the effect of having fewer hospitals delivering specialist cancer surgery services. Centralisation of such services has just started this month in London and will start in Manchester in December.

The study will be conducted by the same team that evaluated stroke services in London and Manchester. The results of that study, published in The BMJ in 2014,1 convinced Manchester to move to the centralised model used in London.

The new study will look at …

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