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Suspected cancer

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One in two people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, says Cancer Research UK, and it is responsible for more than a quarter of all deaths in the UK. An estimated 5,000 lives could be saved each year in England if cancer diagnoses were made earlier.

Nursing Standard. 29, 47, 17-17. doi: 10.7748/ns.29.47.17.s20

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