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Cancer Strategy one year on

Published Tuesday, December 6, 2016

On Thursday 8 December MPs will take part in a general debate in the House of Commons Chamber on Cancer Strategy one year on. This House of Commons Library briefing provides a background summary, statistics and press and parliamentary coverage of the issues..

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This Commons Library debate pack has been prepared for the debate on the Cancer Strategy one year on, taking place the House of Commons Chamber on Thursday 8 December 2016. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a representation from John Baron MP.

This debate pack provides a summary of the independent Cancer Taskforce’s five-year strategy for cancer, Achieving World-Class Cancer Outcomes: A Strategy for England 2015-2020, which was published in July 2015, and recent progress reports on the implementation of this strategy from the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (Progress into the implementation of the England Cancer Strategy: One year on. September 2016) and NHS England (Achieving world-class cancer outcomes: A strategy for England 2015 - 2020 - One Year On, October 2016). This debate pack also includes statistics on cancer incidence, mortality and survival rates, and other relevant information, including press and parliamentary material.


Commons Debate packs CDP-2016-0239

Authors: Alex Adcock; Tom Powell; Carl Baker

Topics: Diseases, Health services

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