Equality guaranteed in cancer care shake up

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 29 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1090

Long term survival for people with common cancers in Britain could increase by 5-10% if they were all offered specialised care, said a government report this week. The report, from the Expert Advisory Group on Cancer, proposes a framework to provide better services for all.

“Whatever the level of resources, the overall results should get better in cancer services with these proposals,” said Professor Karol Sikora, director of clinical oncology at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London. “Without a proper …

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