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BMJ 1999; 319 doi: (Published 30 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1152

NHS to have cancer tsar: The health secretary, Alan Milburn, has appointed Professor Mike Richards to report to him on ways to improve the treatment of patients with cancer in the NHS. Professor Richards, clinical director of cancer services at Guy's and St Thomas's Hospital in London, has been seconded to the Department of Health to help the government fulfil its …

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