Survival rates for bladder cancer by stage
Given that the veteran had a history of cancer, seeing him on a timely basis absolutely should have been a priority. Instead, there was little sense of urgency. The deliberate policy of hiding the excessive wait periods almost certainly contributed to that facility's indifference to patients' needs and lack of urgency even where case histories warranted it. That environment had adverse medical consequences and the managers should be held fully responsible for the outcomes that resulted from their deliberate choices.