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Stephanie Michelle Clarke

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: (Published 29 October 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6263
  1. Esther Waterhouse

Stephanie Michelle Clarke (“Steph”) was a bright and talented young doctor with a stellar career ahead of her. After qualification she had a very happy and successful FY1 year in Cheltenham. She was diagnosed with mesenchymal chondrosarcoma in August 2015, shortly after she started her FY2 year, and returned to work two years later, after her extensive anticancer treatment.

Her family and friends describe a bright, multitalented child and young woman. Whatever she did—be it playing for Aston Villa Ladies’ football team, beach volleyball at university, mess social rep at Cheltenham, piano playing, …

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