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Diagnosis of cancer as a medical emergency leads to poorer prognosis for many patients

(University of Cambridge) Too many patients -- particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds -- are being diagnosed with cancer as medical emergencies, say researchers. This means that their chances of successful treatment are greatly reduced.
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