I recognise that a cancer diagnosis can have devastating consequences for the lives of young people diagnosed with cancer and their families; the Government is working hard to improve services for patients in England within the constraints of the resources available to the NHS.
Ministers are working closely with cancer charities to ensure patients get the support they need during and after their treatment. Last year it was announced that everyone diagnosed with cancer in England will benefit from a tailored recovery package by 2020, a key recommendation in the Cancer Strategy. The recovery package, developed by Macmillan Cancer Support, will signpost people to rehabilitation and financial support services to help with the costs of cancer.
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