Warning on bogus cancer email

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Health leaders have urged Derbyshire patients to ignore a malicious email that plays on cancer fears.

The sick message, supposedly from the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE), warns recipients that they may have cancer and invites them to click links or download attachments to read the details of a blood test result.

Nigel Atkin, manager of Barlborough Medical Practice in North Derbyshire, said on Thursday that he had taken two telephone calls from patients worried by the con email.


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