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NEWS DIGEST: Cancer failings.

More than half of all cancer patients needing life-saving radiotherapy are waiting longer than the Government "maximum acceptable delay" for treatment, it was reported yesterday. A study has shown huge variations in the delivery of treatments across the country with many "black holes" where services are extremely poor, The Times newspaper has been told. A Department of Health spokesman said the study by the National Radiotherapy Advisory Group was with Ministers and he could not comment on or confirm its findings.
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