“Stark” Variations In The Standard Of Breast Cancer Care Across England

Women face “unacceptable differences” in breast cancer care across England caused by variations in screening, the availability of drugs and a staffing crisis, a new report has concluded. The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Breast Cancer has published the final report of its inquiry into geographical inequalities in breast cancer diagnosis, treatment and care across England and found “stark” variations in the standard and availability of care. Based on where they live in England, a woman with breast cancer may be: More than twice as likely to die from breast cancer under the age of 75 than a woman treated