Cancer delays

It is a bit too easy to blame GPs for all delays in getting patients checked for cancer (NZ Herald, May 6).
Back in 2015 and into 2016, I exhibited classic symptoms of abdominal cancer, and heard my GP being rebuffed on three occasions in trying to get me a colonoscopy to check my symptoms. Because I had had a series of colonoscopies to remove polyps over the years, the hospital kept saying, "he is not due for further tests for another two years".
Over the past three months, I have been having similar symptoms which again

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