A woman with fast-growing stage-four breast cancer says the NHS has let her down, with delays at every stage of her treatment.
Caroline Boulton, 56, had several appointments for a mammogram, which checks for early signs of cancer, cancelled because of Covid, in March and November 2020.
In late 2021, she found a small lump, went to her GP and was referred urgently to a specialist - but then the delays began.
"They haven't moved quickly enough," Ms Boulton says, who lives in Greater Manchester. "It's been really, really slow."
"Between each appointment, each scan, there's bee