Cancer Treatment

John Baron highlights new EU regulation’s risks to cancer research

March 21, 2017
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MP: cancer charities have real concerns At Health Questions today in the House of Commons, John Baron MP asked the Minister, Nicola Blackwood MP, about the implications for health research from the EU General Regulation on Data Protection, which takes effect from 25th May 2018. John then asked, “The EU General Data Protection Regulation...
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John Baron MP attends World Cancer Day Reception

February 27, 2017
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John Baron MP attends World Cancer Day Reception

MP supports ‘Unity’ campaign Earlier this month, John Baron MP attended a Parliamentary reception to mark World Cancer Day 2017. This year’s theme is ‘unity’, and the event was organised by a coalition of cancer charities, including: Cancer Research UK, Breast Cancer Care, Breast Cancer Now, CLIC Sargent, Anthony Nolan, Bowel Cancer UK and...
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John Baron MP joins ‘Biggest Fight Against Bone Cancer’ campaign

February 17, 2017
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John Baron MP joins ‘Biggest Fight Against Bone Cancer’ campaign

MP supports campaign to raise awareness. As Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer, John Baron MP recently attended a Bone Cancer Research Trust Parliamentary Reception. John heard that every year in the UK and Ireland around 600 new cases of primary bone cancer are diagnosed and around 300 people die from...
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John Baron MP raises local NHS accountability in Health Questions

February 7, 2017
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MP says CCGs must face robust accountability on cancer performance During Health Questions in the House of Commons today, John Baron MP asked the Minister for Public Health, David Mowat MP, about the accountability of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) for their one-year cancer survival statistics. Since April 2015, CCGs have been held accountable through...
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John Baron MP hosts annual Beating Bowel Cancer Parliamentary event

February 3, 2017
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John Baron MP hosts annual Beating Bowel Cancer Parliamentary event

MP says screening uptake must increase John Baron MP recently hosted and addressed the annual ‘Beating Bowel Cancer’ reception in Parliament. This event bring together other MPs, Peers, bowel cancer patients, health professionals and members of the charity. In particular, this year’s event focused on the importance of bowel cancer screening. John said, “I...
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John Baron MP opens ‘Britain Against Cancer’ conference and highlights ‘inconvenient truth’

December 6, 2016
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MP says NHS must focus more on outcome indicators if it is to close the gap with international survival rate averages This morning John Baron MP, Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC), opened the annual ‘Britain Against Cancer’ (BAC) conference. One of the UK’s largest one-day cancer conferences, BAC brings together...
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APPG ON CANCER HOSTS 2016 ‘BRITAIN AGAINST CANCER’ CONFERENCE

December 2, 2016
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6th DECEMBER, 9.00am ONWARDS AT CENTRAL HALL, WESTMINSTER APPG ON CANCER WELCOMES KEYNOTE SPEAKERS On Tuesday (6th December) the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC) will be hosting one of the largest annual cancer conferences in the UK, ‘Britain Against Cancer’. Now in its 18th year, the conference welcomes high profile speakers including the...
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John Baron MP secures Westminster Hall cancer debate

October 14, 2016
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MP says earlier diagnosis good for both patients and NHS On Tuesday (18th October), John Baron MP will lead a Westminster Hall debate on ‘Earlier Cancer Diagnosis and NHS Finances’. The debate will highlight the significant cost savings to the NHS of earlier diagnosis, as late-stage aggressive treatments are more costly, as well as...
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John Baron MP raises cancer at Health Questions

October 11, 2016
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MP highlights earlier diagnosis is beneficial for patients and taxpayers During Health Questions today in the House of Commons, John Baron MP raised the importance of earlier diagnosis of cancer. John has been the Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer since 2009. John asked, “What steps his Department is taking to model...
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John Baron MP responds to NHS ‘OFSTED’ cancer ratings

October 5, 2016
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MP: ratings show CCGs must improve earlier diagnosis Yesterday the first ‘OFSTED’-style ratings for each Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) were published, setting out how each CCG is faring on cancer care and treatment in their area. According to the ratings, 86% of CCGs are letting down patients through late diagnosis, delayed treatment and poor...
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