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How can I improve cancer services for people with dementia?

People with dementia have poorer cancer outcomes so services need to be responsive, which includes being prepared, flexible and offering continuity of care

People with dementia have poorer cancer outcomes so services need to be responsive, which includes being prepared, flexible and offering continuity of care

People with dementia have poorer cancer outcomes than those without. They are more likely to experience treatment complications and poorer overall survival ( McWilliams et al 2017 ).

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