Surgeon Ian Paterson, who has been suspended by the General Medical Council amid allegations about his treatment of more than 1,000 breast cancer patients, released the following statement:
I am co-operating fully with the GMC investigation and cannot comment on any of the issues raised because of my duty of patient confidentiality and the ongoing investigation.
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