Cancer Treatment

John Baron MP sponsors CLIC Sargent Parliamentary reception

September 14, 2010
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John Baron MP sponsors CLIC Sargent Parliamentary reception

MP pledges support for children and young people with cancer John Baron MP recently pledged his support for children and young people with cancer by sponsoring CLIC Sargent’s Parliamentary reception in the House of Commons. He committed to support CLIC Sargent’s vital work by signing a pledge along with other parliamentarians. John said: “Cancer...
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John Baron MP presses Health Secretary over one year cancer survival indicator

September 14, 2010
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MP highlights importance of early diagnosis Yesterday afternoon during Health Questions in the House of Commons, John Baron MP questioned the Right Honourable Andrew Lansley MP, Secretary of State for Health, about the importance of introducing a one year survival indicator. UK cancer survival rates are behind those of Europe and a key reason...
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John Baron MP questions Government over age discrimination in NHS cancer services, and Avastin

September 8, 2010
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During Health Questions in the House of Commons yesterday, John Baron MP questioned both the Rt. Hon. Andrew Lansley CBE MP and Paul Burstow MP about the future of cancer services for the elderly. He also asked what measures could be introduced to reverse NICE’s recent...
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John Baron MP highlights the benefits of lung cancer nurses

August 10, 2010
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John Baron MP highlights the benefits of lung cancer nurses

John Baron MP recently met lung cancer Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) to discuss the importance of their contribution when it comes to a patient’s treatment and care.  The National Lung Cancer Forum for Nurses (NLCFN) recently launched a report that showcases the work of lung cancer Clinical Nurse Specialists and provides recommendations on how...
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John Baron MP speaks at ovarian cancer pledge campaign

July 6, 2010
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John Baron MP speaks at ovarian cancer pledge campaign

John Baron MP attended the Parliamentary launch of Target Ovarian Cancer’s ‘Six Simple Steps’ campaign, and heard first-hand the story of local ovarian cancer patient Julia Buckley. The campaign aims to raise awareness among MPs of the little-known disease which kills thousands of women in the UK each year. John also addressed the event...
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