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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"But the really important thing is one time out of the 10 it is something that is reported early and the person gets access to the best treatment in one of the designated cancer centres."
"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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