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The time taken for radiology scans to be analysed and the results reported back to doctors varies widely across England, according to a new report.
The number of GP prescriptions for stop smoking aids in England has fallen by 75% in the last decade, according to new figures.
Children in England with high-risk neuroblastoma will now be offered a cancer drug that could extend their life.
A chemical dye that lights up brain tumours during surgery should be available to more NHS patients in England, according to NICE.
The prostate cancer drug abiraterone has been provisionally rejected as a first-line treatment on the NHS in England.