Each year 5,600 patients are diagnosed with cancer at a late stage because of inequalities. Study proves importance of awareness campaigns.
There are substantial inequalities in the stage at which cancer patients receive their diagnosis – a critical factor for cancer survival – a new study by NCRS Eastern Office and the University of Cambridge [...]
AGE AFFECTS RISK OF BEING DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER AT ADVANCED STAGE
OLDER women with breast cancer face a higher risk of being diagnosed with the disease at a late stage, while the risk of an advanced stage diagnosis of lung cancer decreases with age, a new study shows today (Friday).
Researchers from the University [...]
“The Cancer Registries are currently engaged in a modernisation programme which will see all existing registries migrate to a processing single system, Encore, by the end of 2012.”
The new Encore system is reviewed on pages 4 and 5 of the latest Cancer Action Newsletter.
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NCRS Eastern Office, the new Encore system and the national staging panel are referenced in this document announced by the Secretary of State today and published on the Department of Health website.
“The process of cancer registration will be revolutionised by the introduction of a unified cancer registration service across England, which will include standardised [...]