The prince and the professor: Summary of responsesBMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7470.859-b (Published 07 October 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:859
- Birte Twisselmann, technical editor
EDITOR—Professor Baum's open letter in response to the Prince of Wales's speech at a research symposium on complementary therapies and cancer care at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists sparked off some 80-odd responses.1 Practitioners of conventional medicine and of alternative and complementary medicine (sometimes both), former and current patients (who have much to say to recommend both approaches), journalists, social workers, clerics, and scientists worldwide all responded.
Those who agree unanimously with Professor Baum reject Prince Charles's proposals in no uncertain terms. …