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JOHN BARON MP LEADS APPGC CALL FOR WORLD-CLASS ONE-YEAR CANCER SURVIVAL RATES

July 7, 2015
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JOHN BARON MP LEADS APPGC CALL FOR WORLD-CLASS ONE-YEAR CANCER SURVIVAL RATES

John Baron MP has called on the NHS to improve its one-year cancer survival rates while hosting an All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC) event in Parliament. John is Chairman of the APPGC. By 2020, almost half of the UK population will receive a cancer diagnosis during their lifetime. Cancer survival rates in the...
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John Baron MP questions Minister on one-year cancer survival rates

June 4, 2015
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MP says underperforming CCGs must take corrective action Yesterday, during Health Questions in the House of Commons, John Baron MP asked the Minister with responsibility for cancer, Jane Ellison MP, about Government action to ensure the local NHS is held accountable for its one-year cancer survival rates. In particular, John’s question followed on from...
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John Baron MP accepts petition from Linda Johnson

March 17, 2015
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John Baron MP accepts petition from Linda Johnson

MP congratulates constituent on her bravery Today in Parliament, John Baron MP accepted a petition from one of his constituents, Mrs Linda Johnson, regarding the delisting of treatments from the Cancer Drugs Fund (CDF). The CDF was established in 2010 to enable cancer patients to access cutting-edge treatments which were not usually available on...
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John Baron MP highlights living with Diabetes Day

March 13, 2015
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MP urges constituents to attend event John Baron MP has today urged constituents to attend the ‘Living with Diabetes Day’ event for those with Type Two Diabetes, which will take place at Basildon’s Holiday Inn on March 24th. The event which is being run by Diabetes UK and funded by Tesco, will offer free...
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John Baron MP attends Macmillan Cancer Support Parliamentary reception

February 27, 2015
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John Baron MP attends Macmillan Cancer Support Parliamentary reception

MP says patients must be treated with dignity and respect At a Parliamentary reception organised earlier this week by Macmillan Cancer Support, John Baron MP met people affected by cancer who shared their own experiences and raised the importance of being listened to throughout their journey. Macmillan staff at the event also shared their...
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John Baron MP presses Health Secretary on Earlier Diagnosis for cancer

February 24, 2015
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MP says NHS England’s decision could save thousands of lives During Health Questions today in the House of Commons, John Baron MP asked the Health Secretary, Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, about cancer survival rates. John asked, “The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer and wider cancer community have commended the Government for placing one-year...
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John Baron MP leads Parliamentary cancer debate

February 6, 2015
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MP says underperforming CCGs must be held accountable Yesterday in the House of Commons, John Baron MP led a Parliamentary debate on improving cancer outcomes. John is the Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC) and, together with the chairmen and chairwomen of other cancer-related All-Party Parliamentary Groups, applied to the Back...
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John Baron MP supports mitochondrial donation

February 3, 2015
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MP says we should support science if it can help people Today in the House of Commons, MPs will vote on whether to allow mitochondrial donation – a medical technique which involves combining the DNA of three people to prevent a genetic disease being passed on from mother to child. Defective mitochondria, which lie...
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John Baron MP welcomes standardised packaging announcement

January 22, 2015
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MP highlights initiative’s positive impact on public health In a House of Commons Adjournment debate last night, the Minister for Public Health, Jane Ellison MP, announced that the Government would put legislative proposals for standardised cigarette packaging to MPs before the General Election. If the vote is successful, this initiative could become law by...
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John Baron MP hosts and addresses ‘Cancer52’ Parliamentary reception

December 11, 2014
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John Baron MP hosts and addresses ‘Cancer52’ Parliamentary reception

MP: NHS England’s announcement will improve earlier diagnosis Yesterday the Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC), John Baron MP, hosted and addressed a Parliamentary reception organised by ‘Cancer52’, a coalition of more than 80 charities representing rare and less common cancers. The purpose of the reception was to raise the profile...
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