designated cancer centre

designated cancer centre

A term first used by the US National Cancer Institute which has been used to crown various cancer services in the UK that provide the specialised services of a tertiary cancer centre—e.g., University College London (UCL), which has been designated the Gynaecological oncology centre for the North London Cancer Network.
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Following the establishment of the National Cancer Control Programme in 2007, breast cancer diagnostic and surgical services have been transferred into eight designated cancer centres.
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