Blood Cancer APPG

First Registered: 21/07/2016 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To raise awareness and promote the needs of blood cancer patients with parliamentarians, government, NHS and charity stakeholders, and to create a forum for broader issues affecting blood cancer patients.



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Recent Documents related to Blood Cancer

1. NHS population screening: reporting data definitions
17/08/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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2. Bowel cancer screening: benefits and risks
15/09/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Helping you decidePublic Health England (PHE) created this lea˜et on behalf

3. Bowel Cancer UK - written evidence
10/10/2018 - Inquiry: Funding priorities in the 2018-19 Budget: Health - Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
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Found: - Bowel Cancer UKWritten evidence submitted by Bowel Cancer UK (HTH0047)  About Bowel Cancer UK We’re

4. Blood cancer care in the NHS
16/01/2018 - Commons Research

Found: PACK Number CDP-2018-0013, 16 January 2018 Blood cancer care in the NHS By Alex Bate Andrew Mackley

5. Prostate specific antigen testing: advice for well men aged 50 and over
20/01/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: Prostate cancer The prostate gland lies just below your bladder. It helps produce healthy sperm. Problems

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Blood Cancer

1. Blood Cancer
23/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: important issue of the NHS long-term plan and blood cancer. In doing so, I congratulate my hon. Friend - Speech Link
2: significant decisions regarding treatments for blood cancer on the NHS. In September, CAR—chimeric antigen - Speech Link

2. NHS Blood Cancer Care
17/01/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: to move,That this House has considered blood cancer care in the NHS.Mr Wilson, it is a pleasure - Speech Link
2: many examples of young people passing away from blood cancer. I pay tribute to Emily’s mother for a fine - Speech Link
3: work he is doing in this sphere. Blood cancer is a bit of a hidden cancer. If someone has a solid tumour - Speech Link

3. Cancer Strategy
22/02/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: move,That this House has considered the Cancer Strategy.Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker - Speech Link

4. Cancer Treatment: Psychological Support
22/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: granted this debate on psychological support after cancer treatment. I recognise that there will probably - Speech Link

5. NHS 10-Year Plan
19/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: preventive treatments to more people with high blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease - Speech Link
2: national cancer advisory group, which prepares an annual report detailing the progress of the cancer strategy - Speech Link
3: department, and nearly 27,000 people wait two months for cancer treatment. The 18-week referral to treatment target - Speech Link
4: to be saved. We welcome the rolling out of early cancer diagnostic and testing centres—after all, it is - Speech Link
5: long-term plan talks about reducing the burden of cancer, but it makes no mention of cuts to smoking cessation - Speech Link
6: I welcome the pledges in the plan to improve cancer care and diagnosis, and the greater focus on childbirth - Speech Link
7: very pleased to set up the all-party group on blood cancer in 2016. I would like to speak about both of - Speech Link

6. Ovarian Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment
30/10/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment.It is a pleasure - Speech Link
2: need earlier diagnosis. For many years ovarian cancer was known as the silent killer, but there are a - Speech Link
3: about the debate with someone from Target Ovarian Cancer. We spent an awfully long time talking about the - Speech Link

7. Genetic Haemochromatosis
03/07/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: diagnosed with liver disease and 125 new liver cancer patients every year from among those with the condition - Speech Link
2: levels in blood would cost only £1 per patient if routinely done at the same time as other blood tests. - Speech Link

8. NHS: Diabetes
09/10/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: national priorities, including for diabetes and cancer. Funding has been made available through to 2020-21 - Speech Link
2: is very important whether we are talking about cancer or about diabetes. At the moment, we are reviewing - Speech Link
3: at risk of developing certain types of cancer, while some cancer treatments can affect diabetes and make - Speech Link
4: That is a clear and important point. It may not be cancer but other diseases that follow later on as a result - Speech Link
5: child, and I might add that all three children’s blood sugar was in double figures when they were born - Speech Link

9. Blood Cancers
07/07/2016 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered blood cancers and the Cancer Drugs Fund.It is always a pleasure - Speech Link

10. Covid-19: Vaccines and Medical Equipment
25/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: the Minister reassure the 200,000 people with blood cancer in the “extremely vulnerable” classification - Speech Link
2: Lord raises an important point about those with blood cancer. In fact, many who are in the “extremely vulnerable” - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Blood Cancer
1. Haematological Cancer: Drugs
asked by: Lord Mendelsohn
05/11/2018
... in each of the past five years.

2. Haematological Cancer
asked by: Henry Smith
19/03/2018
...To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care what proportion of patients referred to a multidisciplinary diagnostic centre have been (a) suspected of having blood cancer and (b) diagnosed with blood cancer; and if he will make a statement.

3. Blood Cancer
asked by: Henry Smith
19/03/2018
...To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care what proportion of patients referred to a multidisciplinary diagnostic centre have been (a) suspected of having blood cancer and (b) diagnosed with blood cancer; and if he will make a statement.

4. Blood Cancer: Health Services
asked by: Henry Smith
22/10/2020
... what assessment his Department has made of the effect of the rising incidence of blood cancer on the funding requirements of NHS services for blood cancer patients.

5. Haematological Cancer: Drugs
asked by: Lord Mendelsohn
05/11/2018
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the current level of spending by the NHS on blood cancer treatment; and what estimate they have made of the proportion of the NHS budget that will be spent on blood cancer treatments in each of the next five years.

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5 Current APPG Members
Colleen Fletcher Portrait
Colleen Fletcher
Vice Chair
Labour - Coventry North East
Joined: 21st July 2016
Nick Thomas-Symonds Portrait
Nick Thomas-Symonds
Officer
Labour - Torfaen
Joined: 21st July 2016
1 APPG Membership
Parkinson's
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Henry Smith MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7043.

Email: henry.smith.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Ross Coron, Bloodwise, 39-40 Eagle Street, London WC1R 4TH

Email: appg@bloodwise.org.uk

Benefits in Kind
Date
3 Jul 2019
Source
Bloodwise
Description
Secretariat   From : 03/07/2019 To : 02/07/2020
Value
£1,501
Date
3 Jul 2018
Source
Bloodwise
Description
Secretariat   From : 03/07/2018 To : 02/07/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
3 Jul 2017
Source
Bloodwise
Description
Secretariat   From : 03/07/2017 To : 02/07/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
14 Jun 2016
Source
Bloodwise
Description
Secretariat   From : 14/06/2016 To : 13/06/2017
Value
£3,001

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Blood Cancer APPG