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Better Cancer Care, An Action Plan, 27/10/08 [S]

This publication outlines the way forward for cancer services, which are required to support all those in Scotland who find themselves living with and beyond cancer.

The plan highlights how cancer can be prevented, recommends action to encourage people with suspicious symptoms to seek medical advice early and includes more patients within cancer waiting times targets and introduces a new target. It also details new action for supporting those living with and surviving cancer and involving them in the delivery and design of care.

The plan considers preventative measures such as a focus on nutrition and physical activity from early childhood to protect against cancers later in life.

For full details see the publication Better Cancer Care, An Action Plan which is available from the Scottish Government website.

Further Information

Better Cancer Care, An Action Plan