Cancer in crisis warning over long treatment waits in Wales


Head and neck cancers also saw just a quarter of cases treated within the target, though there were fewer cases.Lower gastro-intestinal cancers, such as bowel cancer, accounted for 189 cases in December, with just 34.9% of them being treated in under 62 days.Urological cancers had similarly high numbers at 265, with 39.6% meeting the target.Other cancers fare better – there were 286 skin cancers in December with 74.8% meeting the target, though that is still slightly below the target.


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