HC Deb 13 January 1997 vol 288 c177W
Mr. Jim Cunningham

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much was spent on cancer treatments in each year since 1992(a) nationally and (b) in the west midlands; and what was the percentage change from the previous year in each case. [10246]

Mr. Horam

The information requested is not available centrally. It is estimated that the care and treatment for cancer patients forms a substantial part of national health service work in primary and secondary care sectors of around 7 per cent. of NHS resources.

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