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Complainant Name:
Dr Kurt Hellman

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Nature Medicine

Complaint:
Dr Kurt Hellman, formerly Honorary Consultant in Clinical Oncology at the Westminster Hospital, London, complained that the magazine had published an article claiming to have discovered a new approach to cancer treatment, which failed to mention that this discovery and its clinical consequences had been previously described by Dr Hellman and his associates.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the magazine published a letter from the complainant alongside a response (unseen by the complainant) from the author of the article.

Report: 65



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