A data-driven approach to cancer care

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Discussion paper
Heselwood, Luke
Date of publication
7 June 2019
Health Services
Social welfare
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This series of articles brings together healthcare experts to discuss the potential of a data-driven approach to cancer care.

Progress in cancer care delivered by the NHS has meant that more people are surviving and enjoying a better quality of life. Advances in prevention, diagnosis and treatment have led to remarkable improvements. However, there is still a long way to go. More than one in three people in England will develop cancer and there is considerable variation in survival rates across the country.

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