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‘Not enough specialist care’ in hospitals for breast cancer patients | Health | Life & Style

Not enough specialist care in hospitals for breast cancer patients | Health | Life & Style

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‘Not enough specialist care’ in hospitals for breast cancer patients | Health | Life & Style

The majority of patients have a named specialist nurse when they are first diagnosed with the deadly disease, according to Breast Cancer Care.

But a survey by the charity revealed 65 of 156 NHS trusts and Health Boards across England, Scotland and Wales do not provide specialist nursing care for people with incurable secondary breast cancer.

And patients admitted they “find my own way through the dark days” amid a lack of support.

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