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The Big Interview with Professor Greg Rubin

'Early diagnosis is key to improving survival rates but at least 50% of cancer patients do not have alarm symptoms'

 

Correction note: The correct figure for the number of patients that were found to have cancer coming "appropriately" through the two-week wait pathway was 18%, while 7.7% of those "inappropriately" referred also had cancer. The statistics refer to an audit completed by Scottish GPs in 2011.

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