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NHS aims to improve care for colorectal cancer

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7121.1485g (Published 06 December 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:1485
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    The Department of Health has launched an initiative to improve NHS services for people with colorectal cancer-the second most common cause of death from cancer in the United Kingdom and which claims the lives of 17000 people every year.

    The document, Improving Outcomes in Colorectal Cancer, is designed to help health authorities, GPs, hospitals, and community health …

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