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Health Minister urges cancer patients to seek treatment

A rise in the number of cases could be down to Manx Care calculations

New data retrieved from a Freedom of Information request show the number of patients being admitted to hospital for cancer treatment has surged between 2019 and 2021.

Malcom Clague from the Isle of Man Anti-Cancer Association believes the rise could be down to Manx Care calculating figures in a different way and distortions from the pandemic.

But Health Minister Lawrie Hooper is urging cancer patients not to put off seeking treatment:

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