Tumour diary

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7375.1308 (Published 30 November 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:1308
  1. Ross Camidge, clinical lecturer in cancer therapeutics (drcamidge@talk21.com)
  1. Edinburgh Cancer Centre, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh


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    In August 2002 BBC science and technology correspondent Ivan Noble was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour. Every Thursday since then he has been airing his thoughts about his condition and treatment in his tumour diary on the BBC's website. From the number of hits that the site receives every day thousands of people around the world are going along on his cancer journey with him.

    An insight into what happens after a patient leaves the consulting room

    At least two other UK journalists have “gone public” with their cancer journeys in the past. …

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