Cancer Treatment

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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John Baron MP promotes earlier diagnosis during cervical cancer debate

May 1, 2014
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MP: one-year cancer survival rates could save thousands of lives Today in the House of Commons, John Baron MP spoke in a debate about cervical cancer and the importance of screening. During the debate, John said, “Earlier diagnosis is cancer’s ‘magic key’. It is because we diagnose too late that between 5,000 – 10,000...
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John Baron MP presses Prime Minister on cancer at PMQs

March 26, 2014
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MP seeks assurances over one-year survival rates Today during Prime Minister’s Questions, John Baron MP asked about the one-year cancer survival rate figures. These figures, broken down for each individual Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), measure the effectiveness of local cancer services, and in particular how good each CCG is at diagnosing cancer early. Late...
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John Baron MP raises local NHS accountability in Parliamentary cancer debate

March 11, 2014
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MP says CCGs must be held accountable on their one-year survival rates Today in Westminster Hall, John Baron MP spoke in a debate secured by Pauline Latham MP, on the subject of cancer prevention and treatment. John said, “The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer and the wider cancer community have long campaigned for the...
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