Hundreds of lung cancer patients may be dying early each year

Hundreds of lung cancer patients may be dying early each year
 

Hundreds of lung cancer patients may be dying prematurely every year as a result of disparities in rates of treatment across England, new research suggests.
The team behind the study say more than 800 patients a year could have their lives extended if the rates of treatment in the top 20% of areas were applied across the country.
“We are not talking about a few lives here, we are talking about something that matters,” said Prof Henrik Møller, head of cancer epidemiology and population health at King’s College London and first author of the research.
It is not the first time disparities in... read more

 
7 March 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 46
Source: Guardian
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