Tuesday 21 February 2017

Treated badly by cancer service

Published 04/01/2010 | 05:00

I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer on November 5. My surgeon wrote to oncology and pain management departments regarding my diagnosis and requested immediate treatment.

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By November 20, I had had no correspondence from either and met with my surgeon. He was aghast and wrote more aggressive letters.

I got an appointment with the oncology department as they had to await more definitive results on my cancer and treatment is to begin in early February.

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