A survey by Kidney Cancer UK involving 77 kidney cancer patients found that up to 85% are suffering from ‘scanxiety’ and that 66% of patients are waiting at least three weeks after their scan while 20% are waiting for eight weeks or longer for their results.

The survey also found that almost half of all respondents had little confidence that their results would be communicated to them within an ‘acceptable time span’ following the scan.

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