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How research can improve patient care?

Life-changing research can only benefit patients if they receive an appropriate intervention (as part of normal clinical care)  implemented in the way it was designed. We need to reduce the time lag, currently estimated at 17 years, between research discovery

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Engaging with patients across cultures?

What is important about working with patients? Following discussion in a culturally diverse learning group today, I have summarised the collective perspective. From working with patients with cancer in low and middle income countries for more than 200 cumulative years,

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