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Treatment fear for cancer patients

1,200 cancer patients have been assessed over fears they may have been mistreated by a former consultant urologist, Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust has said.

All of the bladder and prostrate cancer patients were seen by consultant urologist Paul Miller between 2006 and 2012.

Concerned East Surrey Hospital patients can call a helpline on 0808 168 7754 Monday to Friday, between 11am and 7pm.

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General Medical Council investigating cancer scandal

The General Medical Council have said they are looking into the conduct of Doctor Paul Miller, the urologist who was dismissed from the Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust over fears he may have mistreated cancer patients.

Legal action from some patients that he treated is also now expected as it was revealed today that affected patients may have suffered anything from treatment side effects to an increase in disease progression.

ITV News Correspondent Lewis Vaughan Jones reports:

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