'I know my body, I knew something was wrong'
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Aberdare patient on early prostate cancer diagnosis

Cancer experts hope a new initiative to be trialled in south Wales will significantly cut the time it takes to diagnose the disease.

Wales and the other UK countries have some of the worst cancer survival rates in the developed world.

Now pilots in the Cynon Valley and Neath will focus on patients who GPs suspect may have cancer but do not show obvious or urgent symptoms.

Youth worker Dennis Payne, from Aberdare, has benefited from a faster diagnosis regime for prostate cancer already.

He told BBC Wales health correspondent Owain Clarke how doctors found out what was wrong.

  • 11 Apr 2017
  • From the section Wales
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