A leaked hospital memo suggested that chemotherapy treatment could be delayed for cancer patients due to staff shortages. This is totally unacceptable.
Our policy work stretches from local councils right up to the European stage. Here are our highlights from a busy 2017.
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.
Progress has been made against England’s cancer strategy, including investment for radiotherapy. But more needs to be done to support the NHS workforce.
A year on from a big data report and some hospitals have changed how they discuss some aspects of treatment, including palliative care.
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.
Category: Science blog April 28, 2017
We look at the most important areas that parties need to focus on to tackle cancer ahead of the General Election.
A one-off screening test can cut bowel cancer risk for at least 17 years.