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Letters Candour on unfunded treatments

Ignorance is a public health issue

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 03 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:915
  1. Michael V Williams, dean, Faculty of Clinical Oncology
  1. Royal College of Radiologists, London W1N 4JQ
  1. michael_williams{at}

    Marcus indicates the importance of candour in outlining the choices available to individuals.1 However, there is also the effect on wider issues of public health and the availability of treatment options from which patients can choose.

    Unacceptable radiotherapy waiting times have been highlighted by the Royal College of Radiologists for …

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