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Cancer services failing some patients as targets missed again, charity warns

A target for all urgent breast cancer referrals to receive an assessment by a specialist within 14 days was missed in December. Picture by Rui Vieira/PA Wire
Paul Ainsworth
CANCER services in Northern Ireland are failing some patients, a charity has warned. New figures show that just 68.6 per cent of patients began treatment within 62 days of an urgent referral last Dec[...]

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