HALF OF SKIN CANCER PATIENTS NOT REFERRED URGENTLY

according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) in the UK.

The watchdog highlighted data from the National Cancer Intelligence Network, which shows that just 56 per cent of malignant melanomas were diagnosed in secondary care following a two-week referral for suspected cancer in 2013, according to The Telegraph.


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