Achieving World-Class Cancer Outcomes: A Strategy for England 2015-2020 – Progress Report 2016-17

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NHS England’s two-year progress report on delivering the cancer strategy 2015-2020, outlining the significant progress made to deliver world-class cancer services in England.


The independent Cancer Taskforce set an ambitious aim for the NHS to make significant progress in reducing preventable cancers, increasing cancer survival and improving patient experience and quality of life by 2020.

In this second year of a five year programme to implement the cancer strategy, rapid progress as been made in a number of key and high-impact areas.