Urgent cancer warning – the 10 symptoms you need to check now...
Urgent cancer warning – the 10 symptoms you need to check now
UP to a quarter of some cancers have been missed during the Covid crisis – with nearly 50,000 cases undiagnosed, warn campaigners.
Macmillan Cancer Support said the scale of the cancer care backlog is "still to hit the NHS".
It claims 47,600 fewer Brits have been diagnosed with the disease compared to pre-pandemic levels.
The charity warns detection of prostate cancer has been hit the hardest.
Diagnoses are 23 per cent lower in England than expected, while pick up of multiple myeloma is down by 14 per cent, and breast cancer by 12 per cent.
Steven McIntosh, executive director of advocacy and communications at Macmillan Cancer Support, warns the NHS faces an “uphill battle”.
He said: "Nearly two …
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