A new report from Macmillan Cancer Support today shows older cancer patients continue to be under-treated – often with devastating consequences.
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Statistics released yesterday show an overall increase cancer survival rates over recent years – yet for the rarer cancers, survival rates remain low.
Jill Rutter writes about the need to save the NHS Cancer Networks, arguing NHS strategy is not bureaucracy.
Tributes have poured in to Philip Gould, one of the architects of New Labour, one of the great modernisers of British politics, who has died from cancer, aged just 61.
Alex Hern covers the response from Macmillan cancer support to the government’s welfare reform bill, now in the House of Lords.
The Rarer Cancer Foundation (RCF) has issued a warning that a “devastating” divide is opening up over access to cancer drugs between England, Scotland and Wales.
David Cameron and Ed Miliband clashed over welfare reform and its impact on cancer patients at Prime Minister’s Questions, with MacMillan Cancer Research backing Miliband.
Dr Asif Sange believes the practicalities of Andrew Lansley’s pledge to give GPs more access to direct diagnostic tests needs to be examined in further detail.