Cancer diagnosis support lacking
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Cancer diagnosis support lacking, say patients

The first ever Scottish survey of cancer care has revealed that, while the majority of people were happy with their treatment, many were still not given enough support through their diagnosis and treatment.

The survey of 5,000 cancer patients found that one in five were not given information about support groups and a third did not receive written information about the type of cancer they had.

BBC Scotland's health correspondent Eleanor Bradford reports.

  • 06 Jun 2016