Number of cancer patients waiting longer than two months for life-saving treatment has DOUBLED in five years The number of cancer patients waiting longer than two months for life saving treatment has almost doubled in the last five years.
Patients are meant to be seen within 62 days for treatment once they are diagnosed with cancer.
But the government’s target of treating 85 per cent of cancer patients within two months has been missed every quarter for nearly three years.
Since 2010/11, the number of people waiting longer than two months for cancer treatment has nearly doubled. The Daily Mail