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‘Unacceptable’ late cancer diagnosis kills 10,000 a year

Tweet The availability of cancer drugs such as Herceptin is just one of the causes cited for Britain’s poor performance Late diagnosis of cancer needlessly kills up to 10,000 patients every year, the Government’s director of cancer services has revealed. Professor Mike Richards will this week unveil a shocking study of the three deadliest forms – lung, bowel and breast cancer – showing that early detection could save twic ... Jump to full article >>