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  • 170,000 people diagnosed with cancer still alive 25 years after diagnosis…

    A new report ‘Cancer: Then and Now’ released by Macmillan Cancer Support, in partnership with Public Health England’s National Cancer Registration and Analysis Service (NCRAS),  has revealed that 170,000 individuals diagnosed with cancer in the 1970s and 80s are still alive today.

    The report compares the diagnosis, treatment and care of cancer then, to the experiences of cancer in the 2010s; as well as highlighting the consistent and growing support Macmillan offers people affected by cancer, including the introduction of Macmillan nurses in 1975 to the first Macmillan-trained benefits adviser in 2005.

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