A data-driven approach to personalised cancer care

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Borrows, Maisie
Publisher
Reform
Date of publication
26 October 2019
Subject(s)
Health Services, Education and Skills
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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One of the NHS’s greatest strengths is its comprehensive datasets of the population from birth to death. The new model of cancer care proposed in this paper looks at how data could be examined and used at every stage of the treatment journey, from prevention and diagnosis through to treatment and recovery. Making better use of data will not only improve cancer outcomes but will also enable the NHS to manage the disease far more effectively, now, and in the future.

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