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Why is the media so hesitant to discuss the causes of cancer?

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesMon, 24 Jun 2013

Poor media coverage for a recent Macmillan report leaves Dr Brunet wondering why we still take such a paternalistic attitude towards cancer patients

Whisper it: UK cancer care is better than we think

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesThu, 28 Feb 2013

The public health campaign about the stiff upper lip overlooks the fact that UK cancer care is already streets ahead of international neighbours, writes Dr Martin Brunet

Who will be accountable for the media storm over the Liverpool Care Pathway?

Posted by: beyondtheheadlinesWed, 27 Feb 2013

Reports in the media about ‘death lists’ could have a catastrophic impact on end-of-life care, writes Dr Martin Brunet, and any damage to the doctor-patient relationship must be accounted for