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BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 20 November 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e7866

Care for lung cancer patients in UK still falls short: All cancer care teams should include a thoracic surgeon, says a report from the UK Lung Cancer Coalition.1 Currently the UK has only about 70 specialist thoracic surgeons, supporting 200 lung cancer multidisciplinary teams, and survival rates lag behind other similar countries in Europe. The report sets out 30 recommendations for cancer teams, including that all patients have their case discussed by a multidisciplinary team.

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