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Health Service Policy
GPs say that more than 1 in 5 cancer patients in England experience an avoidable delay in their diagnosis.
The NHS Cancer Workforce Plan lays out new promises to boost staff numbers in diagnosis and treatment.
NHS chief, Simon Stevens, has made a string of announcements that he says will help the NHS in England diagnose cancers earlier and improve cancer services.
Some promising medical treatments and technologies will be fast-tracked through regulatory approval under new plans.
Progress has been made against England's cancer strategy, including investment for radiotherapy. But more needs to be done to support the NHS workforce.
Leaving the EU brings large risks but also opportunities for health and the NHS, according to a new study.
Publishing national chemotherapy data has helped NHS hospitals make changes that should improve treatment
A year on from a big data report and some hospitals have changed how they discuss some aspects of treatment, including palliative care.
Early detection of cancer could be vastly improved by seizing opportunities in the UK’s life sciences, according to a new report.
A week away from the general election, we’ve put some of the manifestos under the microscope to see what they mean for cancer, research and patients.