Cancer Treatment

John Baron MP: NHS England announcement on earlier diagnosis could be ‘transformational’

December 9, 2014
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MP welcomes inclusion of one-year cancer survival rates into top tier of NHS accountability The Chief Executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens, announced at ‘Britain Against Cancer’ today that all Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) will have to report on their one-year cancer survival rates as part of the CCG Assurance Framework. This document ensures...
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The APPGC hosts annual ‘Britain Against Cancer’ conference

December 8, 2014
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John Baron MP: NHS must do better on earlier diagnosis – cancer’s ‘Magic Key’ On Tuesday 9th December, John Baron MP will host ‘Britain Against Cancer’ – the largest annual one-day cancer conference of its type – at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster. The conference is organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC),...
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John Baron MP calls for one-year survival rates in NHS Delivery Dashboard

October 24, 2014
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Extra tier of accountability needs to include specific outcome measures On Wednesday, as Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC), John Baron MP spoke at the Westminster launch of a major new report by the Cancer Campaigning Group – a coalition of national cancer charities. The report covers all aspects of cancer...
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John Baron MP goes pink for breast cancer awareness

October 21, 2014
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John Baron MP goes pink for breast cancer awareness

MP highlights importance of earlier diagnosis John Baron MP is supporting Breast Cancer Campaign’s flagship fundraiser, ‘Wear it Pink’ day. This year’s theme is ‘look good, do good’ in support of breast cancer research. On Friday 24th October, people all across the country will come together to find fun and stylish ways to wear...
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John Baron MP goes Gold to support Children With Cancer

September 9, 2014
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MP says campaign aims to raise awareness of childhood cancers John Baron MP will be wearing a gold ribbon this September to support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Treatment for children is often gruelling and can start immediately, last as long as three years and take place many miles from home. CLIC Sargent, the UK’s...
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John Baron MP addresses Pancreatic Cancer in Parliamentary Debate

September 9, 2014
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MP calls on NHS to improve earlier diagnosis Yesterday in the House of Commons, John Baron MP took part in a Parliamentary debate on pancreatic cancer. The debate was held in response to an e-petition calling for a debate on the subject which garnered over 100,000 signatures. In the debate, John said, “I think...
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John Baron MP hosts Parliamentary cancer reception

July 9, 2014
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John Baron MP hosts Parliamentary cancer reception

MP highlights new figures measuring earlier diagnosis at CCG level Yesterday the Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC), John Baron MP, hosted a Parliamentary reception attended by MPs, Peers, Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Chief Officers and charity representatives. John spoke at the event, which was also addressed by the Minister with...
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John Baron MP raises cancer at the Westminster Health Forum

July 7, 2014
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MP highlights the importance of earlier diagnosis John Baron MP has addressed a senior-level seminar on cancer organised by the Westminster Health Forum. John was invited to make one of the keynote speeches, along with Ciarán Devane (Chief Executive, Macmillan Cancer Support), which he used to raise the importance of earlier diagnosis and described...
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John Baron MP presses Cancer Minister for greater accountability on earlier diagnosis

June 10, 2014
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MP also calls for HPV vaccination programme to be extended to young men Today during Health Questions in the House of Commons, John Baron MP asked the Minister with responsibility for cancer, Jane Ellison MP, how Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGS) will be held accountable for their one-year cancer survival rates. There has been uncertainly...
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John Baron MP speaks at Macmillan’s Parliamentary Question Time

May 9, 2014
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John Baron MP speaks at Macmillan’s Parliamentary Question Time

MP says earlier diagnosis could save thousands of lives On Wednesday (7th May), John Baron MP was a member of the panel for Macmillan Cancer Support’s annual ‘Parliamentary Question Time’. Following the format of the television programme, the panel was asked questions by the audience, which was made up of Parliamentarians, charity representatives and...
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