Britain’s Cancer Crisis
Panorama investigates fears that the coronavirus pandemic has caused a crisis in cancer care that could mean many thousands more will die.
Coronavirus has killed thousands, but now there are fears that the pandemic has caused a crisis in cancer care that could mean many thousands more will die. Panorama, working with the podcast You, Me and the Big C, explores how the focus on Covid-19 has impacted cancer treatment.
Reporter Deborah James, who herself has incurable bowel cancer, investigates how the NHS has managed cancer care during lockdown, speaking to experts and analysing new research. She also meets fellow patients, amongst them friends, to discover what the pandemic has meant for them. For some, the consequences have been devastating.