New early-warning system in diagnosing cancer hailed as breakthrough

cancer-lambert_2469736bMedical experts are hailing a new early-warning system as a major breakthrough in diagnosing Irish cancer patients.

The National Quality Assurance Intelligence System is being used to review and improve the accuracy of tissue testing when diagnosing cancer.

The system was established after a number of cases in the last decade where cancer wasn't spotted or was diagnosed too late.

Dr Niall Swan chaired the working group behind the programme....