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Media coverage for metal-on-metal hip replacement cancer risk study

4 April 2012

Research, led by Ashley Blom, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in the School of Clinical Sciences, on the risk of developing cancer in metal-on-metal hip replacement patients seven years following surgery, was covered by the Daily Telegraph, CBS Radio and Blomberg news.

A new study confirming that patients who have had metal-on-metal hip replacements are no more likely to develop cancer in the first seven years after surgery than the general population, was covered by the Daily Telegraph, Evening Post, Blomberg news, HealthCanal.com, International Business Times and other online media.

The study was carried out by a team led by Ashley Blom, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in the School of Clinical Sciences.  Professor Blom and colleague Alison Smith was interviewed about the study on CBS news and Heart radio.

Full press release: Metal-on-metal hip replacement patients at no more risk of developing cancer in seven years following surgery

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