Experts call for close scrutiny of new cancer centres

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 01 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:447
  1. Lynn Eaton
  1. London

    Community based units that provide care for patients with cancer, which are likely to emerge over the coming years in the United Kingdom, should have formal links to at least one established cancer centre, advises a joint report from the Royal College of Radiologists and the Royal College of Physicians. The staff in such units should participate in the working groups of their local cancer networks, it says.

    The colleges also want the units to submit data on activity, complications, and outcomes to …

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