Health Secretary Andrew Lansley
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NHS to 'match European cancer survival outcomes'

The lives of more than 5,000 cancer patients could be saved each year if England matched the best European survival rates.

The Cancer Strategy focuses on improving speed of diagnosis and new treatment technologies.

Health Secretary Andrew Lansley said that he expects to achieve the the target during the parliament.

  • 12 Jan 2011
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