TITLE

Cancer detection

AUTHOR(S)
Collier, Roger
PUB. DATE
September 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/6/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 12, pE791
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the draft developed by the government of Scotland to its "Detect Cancer Early Implementation Plan," which aims to save more than 300 lives a year by promoting cancer treatment, diagnosis and detection.
ACCESSION #
65927817

 

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