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Leading oncologist who overtreated patients is found to have impaired fitness to practise

BMJ 2021; 375 doi: (Published 23 November 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;375:n2882
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. The BMJ

A UK oncologist with a world reputation faces possible striking off or suspension from the medical register next month after a tribunal concluded that his fitness to practise was impaired.

Justin Stebbing, a professor of cancer medicine and oncology at Imperial College London who also has a private practice in Harley Street, faced charges that he overtreated cancer patients at the end of their lives.

Last month a medical practitioners tribunal found …

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