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Eminent cancer specialist retires

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Professor Barry Hancock, a cancer specialist at Weston Park Hospital in Sheffield, is to leave the NHS after 40 years.

Colleagues at the hospital have paid tribute to the professor, who has a "big personality".

Professor Hancock told them to carry on looking after the patients he loves.

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