FAQ
Log In
Wednesday 1st October 2014
News
 › 
 › 

Wide variation in cancer care

24th February 2012

Researchers have found that there are variations in cancer care across England.

Cancer patients who are young, female or from an ethnic minority face a longer wait to be diagnosed and referred to a cancer specialist, though overall, 77% of people were referred after one or two visits to their GP, according to data from the 2010 National Cancer Patient Experience Survey in England from 41,299 patients. Cancer Research UK said the study highlighted some of the difficulties in diagnosing cancer in primary care.

 

Share this page

Comments

There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!


Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

Mayden - Innovative cloud-based applications for healthcare
© Mayden Foundation 2014