Bone Cancer Survival Concern

A man from Leicester who was diagnosed with Primary Bone Cancer two years ago is calling for faster x-ray referrals by GPs to save lives. This follows a report out today showing survival rates have not changed for 25 years.

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  1. Rajiv Popat

Bone cancer survival, full report

Cancer survivors in the East Midlands say more needs to be done to ensure that bone cancer is diagnosed quicker and more efficiently.

The cancer mostly affects children and young adults, but survival rates have remained unchanged for the last 25 years.

Two survivors say more lives could be saved if GPs referred patients for x-rays much earlier.

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