Population-based cancer survival trends in England and Wales up to 2007: an assessment of the NHS cancer plan for England.

@article{Rachet2009PopulationbasedCS,
  title={Population-based cancer survival trends in England and Wales up to 2007: an assessment of the NHS cancer plan for England.},
  author={Bernard Rachet and Camille Maringe and Ula A Nur and Manuela Quaresma and Anjali Shah and Laura Woods and Libby B Ellis and Sarah Walters and David Forman and John Steward and Michel Philippe Coleman},
  journal={The Lancet. Oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={351-69}
}
BACKGROUND The National Health Service (NHS) cancer plan for England was published in 2000, with the aim of improving the survival of patients with cancer. By contrast, a formal cancer strategy was not implemented in Wales until late 2006. National data on cancer patient survival in England and Wales up to 2007 thus offer the opportunity for a first formal assessment of the cancer plan in England, by comparing survival trends in England with those in Wales before, during, and after the… CONTINUE READING