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Brian and Susie Durie: “We’ve empowered patients to realise that doctors are not gods; they’re doctors”

On Tuesday 2 April, the faculty Medicine and Pharmacy of Vrije Universiteit Brussel is awarding an honorary doctorate to Susie Durie and Dr Brian Durie in recognition of their efforts to find a cure for bone marrow cancer and to empower patients with this disease, which affects 5 in 100,000 people around the world. We asked the Duries how they managed to improve patient outcomes exactly and why patient empowerment is so important. read more on VUB Today