Government committee calls for better cancer services in EnglandBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7485.213 (Published 27 January 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:213
- Susan Mayor
England's survival rates from cancer are still well below the best in the world because patients are generally being diagnosed at a later stage of the disease and recommended treatments are not being used promptly, a government report warned this week.
The report, Tackling Cancer in England: Saving More Lives, compiled by the Committee of Public Accounts, found that survival rates from cancer in England remained substantially below the best in Europe, especially for people living …
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