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Urgent breast cancer referrals fall below target.

Urgent breast cancer referrals in the Southern Health Trust have fallen below the target.
All urgent breast cancer cases are to be seen within two weeks, according to the recommended target. 
Less than a quarter of urgent breast cancer referrals in the Southern Health Trust last October were seen within 14 days.
In 2017, the Southern trust predicted that the problem would not improve for several months.

Sudan's new cancer hospital

Dr Hania Fadl hopes her clinic will speed up cancer treatment in Sudan
The Khartoum Breast Cancer Care Centre has changed attitudes towards breast cancer in Sudan. Dr Hania Fadl told the BBC's Audrey Brown why she set up the clinic.

Image:Dr Hania Fadl  
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Whitley Bay terminally ill mother writes poetry
A mother with incurable breast cancer has written a poetry book about her journey with the illness.
'I didn't want to be a statistic'
Speaking on the Victoria Derbyshire programme, Phil Kissi said he didn't want to become one of the 11,819 men dying from prostate cancer after being diagnosed some years ago.
Mum writes book for children to explain terminal illness
Mother-of-two Sarah West, who has breast cancer, has written a book for children about her condition.