Cancer Services

Part of Question Time — Scottish Executive – in the Scottish Parliament at 2:30 pm on 13 March 2003.

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Photo of Scott Barrie Scott Barrie Labour 2:30, 13 March 2003

I am sure that the minister will agree that Scottish males are far less likely to visit their general practitioners than women are. What steps is the Scottish Executive taking to break down that reluctance to seek medical help? How can we persuade men that checking on their health is not a sign of weakness and is essential if we are to improve Scottish males' recovery rates from all forms of cancer?