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Peter James Fitzpatrick

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 10 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5169
  1. Peter Fitzpatrick

After serving in the Royal Corps of Signals and then doing house surgeon appointments, Peter James Fitzpatrick combined his love of both medicine and adventure by serving as a ship’s surgeon. He studied radiotherapy at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London. He was recruited to join the new Princess Margaret Cancer Hospital in Toronto in 1963, …

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