29th October 2015:
Dr Nigel Guest, Chief Clinical Officer of NHS Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group, was interviewed on BBC Radio Manchester today. The interview came following the publication of information by Cancer Research UK which showed that nearly half of all cancer diagnoses in Greater Manchester happen at a late stage.
Trafford CCG is a key partner in the development of Greater Manchester’s Cancer Vanguard and Dr Guest makes mention of this in a wide-ranging discussion. He outlines the challenges involved in diagnosing cancer earlier but emphasises the phenomenal amount of work going on in the region to build on our recent improvements and radically improve cancer outcomes.
As the interviewer concludes, the future is bright…