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Belgium orders cancer tests after herbal remedy alert

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 01 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:12
  1. Rory Watson
  1. Brussels

    Medical authorities in Belgium expect to know later this summer how many patients who took a Chinese herbal remedy in the early 1990s as part of a weight loss programme have since developed cancer.

    Doctors are currently analysing the results of tests on 730 people who contacted a special …

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