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Leading oncologist faces GMC allegations of inappropriate treatment of dying patients

BMJ 2020; 370 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m3594 (Published 15 September 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;370:m3594
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A UK oncologist with a world reputation is facing allegations by the General Medical Council that he provided medication inappropriately in an attempt to keep terminally ill patients alive.

Justin Stebbing, professor of cancer medicine and oncology at Imperial College London, who has a private practice in Harley Street, faces allegations at a medical practitioners tribunal of failing to provide good clinical care to 11 patients between March 2014 and March 2017.

Stebbing, 49, who specialises in immunotherapy for breast, lung, and gastrointestinal cancers, has been consulted by patients from around the world who were …

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