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Wages down, cancer soars

Issue No. 1790

Thousands of people are dying unnecessarily because waiting times for NHS cancer treatment are getting longer. A key reason is the shortage of radiologists in the NHS. A third of people who train never enter the profession because the pay is so bad.

The number of people waiting a dangerously long time for treatment has doubled in the last two years.


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Sat 9 Mar 2002, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1790
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