Breast Services at L & D. D Ravichandran PhD FRCS Consultant Surgeon. Breast waiting time National Targets. Two week cancer wait. Max 2 weeks to see specialist after urgently referred with suspected cancer by GP . The operational standard 93%.
D Ravichandran PhD FRCS
62 days from referral from NHS Cancer screening Programmes (breast, cervical and bowel) to treatment for cancer
Why triple assessment?
MRI used for certain indications
Treatment goals are different……..
Screening everybody for metastatic disease is a waste of time and resources
Both in early and advanced