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Cancer surgeon is suspended over “unconventional donations”

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: (Published 18 October 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:793
  1. Annette Tuffs
  1. Heidelberg

    A prominent transplant and cancer surgeon from Essen, Christoph Broelsch, has been suspended by Essen University following accusations of fraud and blackmailing patients. Professor Broelsch is also being investigated for tax evasion over “unconventional donations” allegedly made by patients.

    Essen University Hospital is one of the largest centers for transplant and cancer surgery in Germany, …

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