The Reporter
Issue no 487, 27 January 2003
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A Leeds clinician who helped set the ‘gold standard’ in bone marrow cancer treatment presents his inaugural lecture on February 6. In the largest ever UK trial into treatments of multiple myeloma – cancer of the bone marrow – Professor Tony Childs found intensively treated patients showed increased survival rates, setting a new standard for treatment.

Professor Childs took up an honorary chair in clinical haematology in the school of medicine in August 2002. His lecture, ‘Developing rational and effective treatment for multiple myeloma’ takes place in the medical lecture theatre in the Worsley Building at 6pm.

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