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A memorable patient: The compliment

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 03 January 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:h
  1. David Hopton, retired consultant surgeon
  1. York

    She was 76 years old and thin as a rake. Two years previously I had removed a small breast lump which was malignant, and since then she had been treated with tamoxifen. When she came for routine follow up in the outpatient clinic there was no evidence of recurrence of the breast …

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