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World Cancer Day

Published Monday, January 28, 2019

On 30 January 2018, there will be a debate to coincide with World Cancer Day, which occurs on the 4 February. Starting in Westminster Hall at 4:30pm, the debate will be led by John Lamont MP.

The Library has produced a number of briefings and debate packs on the subject of Cancer. Our most recent are listed below:

Statistics

NHS Key Statistics: England, October 2018

  • Section 4 looks at cancer waiting times statistics

02 Oct 2018 | Commons Briefing papers | CBP-7281

 

Cancer Statistics: In Brief

6 December 2016 | Commons Briefing papers | SN06887

 

The Office for National Statistics publishes Cancer survival in England statistics and Cancer registration statistics.

 

Public Health England also publishes Local cancer statistics.

 

Policy/debate packs

Debate on e-petition 225767 relating to lowering the age for smear tests for cervical cancer from 25 to 18

24 January 2019 | Commons Debate packs | CDP-2019-0013

 

Early diagnosis and the cancer workforce in the NHS long-term plan

04 Jan 2019 | Commons Debate packs | CDP-2018-0282

 

Ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment

29 Oct 2018 | Commons Debate packs | CDP-2018-0229

 

The future of breast cancer

17 Oct 2018 | Commons Debate packs | CDP-2018-0223

 

NHS maximum waiting times and patient choice policies

  • Section 1.5 looks at cancer treatment

16 Oct 2018 | Commons Briefing papers | CBP-7171

 

Case for HPV vaccination for boys

01 May 2018 | Commons Debate packs | CDP-2018-0106

 

NHS Cancer Targets

30 Apr 2018 | Commons Debate packs | CDP-2018-0105

 

Cancer treatment

18 Apr 2018 | Commons Debate packs | CDP-2018-0090

 

Cancer Strategy

19 Feb 2018 | Commons Debate packs | CDP-2018-0037

 

World Cancer Day: 2018

30 Jan 2018 | Lords Library notes - Topical | LLN-2018-0013

 

Innovative Cancer Treatments

19 Jan 2018 | Lords Briefing packs - Debates | LBP-2018-0014

 

Blood cancer care in the NHS

16 Jan 2018 | Commons Debate packs | CDP-2018-0013

 

World Cancer Day, 4 February 2017

31 Jan 2017 | Lords In Focus - Topical | LIF-2017-0011

 

Cancer Strategy one year on

06 Dec 2016 | Commons Debate packs | CDP-2016-0239

Commons Debate packs CDP-2019-0020

Authors: Tom Powell; Sarah Barber; Alexander Bellis

Topics: Diseases, Health services

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