Doc gets 5 yrs for treating cancer

In Tirana clinic 6 yrs ago

(ANSA) - Rome, January 15 - An Italian doctor got five and a half years in jail Monday for treating cancer with bicarbonate of soda.
    Tullio Simoncini, who has been disbarred, was convicted of treating the brain tumour of a 27-year-old Sicilian, Luca Olivotto, with bicarbonate of soda in a Tirana clinic six years ago.
    Simoncini's assistant, radiologist Roberto Gandini, got two years in jail.
    Both were found guilty of culpable manslaughter.
   

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