Kuwaiti cancer treatment deal sparks concerns.

A Canadian hospital's plan to raise revenues by treating Kuwaiti cancer patients has raised concerns of queue-jumping, the Globe and Mail reported. The University Health Network in Canada struck a $75-million deal with the Kuwaiti government last year to provide cancer system consulting services but also treat a small number of Kuwaitis at Toronto's Princess Maragaret Hospital. Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews told the newspaper she would take immediate action if any Ontarian would have to wait longer for surgery because of the hospital's arrangement.

Published: Wednesday, 02/02/2011 12:00 am EST

A Canadian hospital's plan to raise revenues by treating Kuwaiti cancer patients has raised concerns of queue-jumping, the Globe and Mail reported. The University Health Network in Canada struck a $75-million deal with the Kuwaiti government last year to provide cancer system consulting services but also treat a small number of Kuwaitis at Toronto's Princess Maragaret Hospital. Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews told the newspaper she would take immediate action if any Ontarian would have to wait longer for surgery because of the hospital's arrangement.

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