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Surgical research scorned for 'sexy' science projects

The Royal College of Surgeons says many patients are dying, or remaining ill for longer, because surgical research is being starved of funds.

In a new report the RSC has called for a larger slice of research funding.

The College estimates that surgery receives 1.5% of the £1.5bn that's currently spent on medical research.

Pallab Ghosh reports.

  • 15 Jun 2011
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