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Cancer Screening Programmes

Cancer screening saves lives. Make sure you attend your appointment when requested.

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Who are we?

North East London Cancer Alliance is one of 21 cancer alliances across England. Our aim is that every resident in North East London has equal access to better cancer services.

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What we do

Find out more about the work of our cancer alliance on the Our Work webpages.

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Early Diagnosis

Raising awareness of cancer signs and symptoms; increasing uptake of national screening programmes; working with and supporting local doctors; using the latest innovation in cancer diagnosis; all with the aim of early detection of cancer when it is easier to treat.

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Diagnosis and Treatment

Aims to improve the 28 day Faster Diagnosis Standard (the target is you should not wait more than 28 days from referral to finding out whether you have cancer or not). To help achieve this, we want to identify and introduce innovative solutions such as the latest technology. We also want to reduce any variation in cancer treatment, so that all our residents receive the best possible care.

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Personalised Care

Aims to ensure all residents in North East London living with cancer should have access to high quality care that is personalised to their individual needs. This is from the moment a cancer is diagnosed through to end of treatment and follow-up. It includes services such as prehabilitation (helping to prepare for treatment), personal follow-up treatment and access to health and wellbeing support.

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Patient and Carer Engagement

Giving cancer patients and carers a voice in improving cancer services; increasing the uptake of cancer services; providing roles for patients and carers in cancer alliance projects and programmes.

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