Queen’s University Research Highlights Inequality for a Quarter of Cancer Patients

Advances in health care are providing cancer patients with longer lives and a better quality of life. However, a study published in the British Journal of Cancer by researchers at Queen’s University Belfast and The Belfast Trust highlights that 25% of all cancer patients are known as having a ‘rare’ form of cancer and won’t benefit from these advances in medical care, mainly due to the way funding in cancer research is prioritized.