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Delayed cancer results “due to apathy”

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 09 December 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1432
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    Patients with cancer from all over England have been subjected to a “potentially unsafe” testing service at a leading bone cancer centre for at least five years, waiting for up to a year to find out if their treatment has been successful, according to a report.

    The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) NHS Trust in north west London, which received referrals from trusts throughout England, has been at the centre of a row over delayed test …

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