Cancer survival rates improving

The first annual cancer report shows survival rates are improving, but that cancer is still Wales's biggest killer.

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Improvement in the overall number of people surviving cancer each year

The NHS in Wales has failed to reach one of its key targets on the treatment of cancer -- for the fifth year in a row.

An official report has shown that they are still not starting to treat ninety-five per cent of newly diagnosed patients within 62 days of being referred by their GP.

But there has been a big improvement in the overall number of people surviving the disease each year. That's rising faster than any other part of the UK. Health Correspondent Mariclare Carey-Jones reports

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