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  • The Health Secretary says he hopes the backlog in cancer care will be cleared “within months” but cannot rule out further treatments and operations being cancelled this winter.

    Speaking exclusively to ITV News, Matt Hancock said the number of people waiting longer than the 62-day NHS England target to begin treatment for cancer after an urgent GP referral had “increased substantially” since the coronavirus crisis began in March.

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