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Cancer

The Department’s policy for cancer services in England is set out in Improving Outcomes: A Strategy for Cancer, which sets out how we aim to deliver cancer outcomes that are amongst the best in the world.

It aims to improve cancer prevention, speed up the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, reduce inequalities, improve the experience of people living with and beyond cancer, ensure care is delivered in the most appropriate settings and ensure patients can access effective new treatments quickly.

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National Cancer Programme Bulletin

The bulletin aims to provide you with updated information about relevant policy and implementation news for the National Cancer Programme which will be of specific interest to NHS staff involved in cancer related projects. It will also enable you to obtain further detail about particular issues relating to cancer.

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