Border region Scottish health boards hit cancer targets

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Dumfries and Galloway and the Borders are two of only four health boards across Scotland meeting cancer targets.

97%

of cancer patients in the Scottish Borders are treated within the national standard.

95%

of cancer patients in Dumfries and Galloway are treated within the national standard.

The target is for 95 per cent of patients to start treatment within 62 days of being referred.