national cancer standard

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national cancer standard

A standard for a specific national target—e.g., no patient registered with the NHS will wait longer than 62 days from an urgent GP referral for suspected cancer to treatment.
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The other cancer standard - where 95 per cent of those with cancer confirmed should wait no more than 31 days for treatment - has also failed and is worsening.
M2 PHARMA-April 12, 2012-CEO Cancer Standard Accreditation awarded to Allegeant(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
An NHS Highland spokesman said the health board was aware that its cancer standards performance was "particularly challenging".
The UKLCC is calling on the Welsh Government to carry out a number of measures, including a public consultation on the current National Cancer Standards for Wales, a review of cancer diagnostic services in Wales and ensuring all patients have access to a lung cancer clinical trial nurse.
Six of the eight cancer standards were met, the statistics show.
“Pyramid Healthcare Solutions provides cancer registry and tumor registry services delivered by our fully credentialed abstracting staff to ensure compliance with state regulations to meet Commission on Cancer standards. We offer flexible service models to support your project or outsourcing needs, using an experienced medical staff averaging twenty years of service,” said Maria Delgado, Pyramid's Director Cancer Registry Services.
But even he won't be able to gloss over the fact that the NHS has missed national cancer standards for the first time after the shameful PS800million raid on this crucial service.
The Cancer Standards Institute report that has been published in New Zealand Medical Journal showed the differences in cancer mortality rates of Australia and New Zealand.
New Commission on Cancer Standards: Demonstrating Outcome Measurement Through Multidisciplinary Care
Astatement announcing Mrs Hart's approval for the replacement said the new machine would ensure that cancer patients have access to treatment within the recommended timescale contained in the2005 national cancer standards.
In a written question to Ms Hart, he asked if "all health boards are now fully compliant with cancer standards laid out by the Welsh Assembly Government".

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