Scottish imaging spend targets cancer needs
This article was originally published in Clinica
Scotland says it is on track to meet its cancer mortality reduction targets, for which investments in imaging equipment are playing a key role. According to new data, deaths from lung, colorectal and prostate cancers in men have fallen by 25%, 14% and 9% during the period 1995-2005. Among women, breast and colorectal cancer deaths have fallen by 14% and 24%. Scotland is aiming to reduce overall cancer death rates in under-75s by 20% between 1995 and 2010.