Pancreatic Cancer APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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To raise the profile of pancreatic cancer in Parliament; to raise issues of relevance with government and policy makers; and to influence policy to improve life for pancreatic cancer patients and survivors.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Pancreatic Cancer

1. Nanoco: developing new techniques to detect and treat cancer
08/07/2019 - Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
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Found: Nanoco: developing new techniques to detect and treat cancer - Case study - GOV.UK

2. PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
26/11/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: that November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month across the UK and that pancreatic cancer remains the deadliest

3. PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH 2017
01/11/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House notes that November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month across the UK and that 16 November

4. FUNDING FOR PANCREATIC CANCER RESEARCH
29/11/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: notes that there is a lack of awareness of pancreatic cancer, which sees 9,600 people diagnosed with it

5. PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
23/11/2016 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House notes that November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month across the UK and that 17 November

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Pancreatic Cancer

1. Pancreatic Cancer
02/04/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered treatment for pancreatic cancer.I pay tribute to the hon. Member for - Speech Link
2: great emphasis on early identification of pancreatic cancer and we all share the concern that identification - Speech Link
3: emphasise that in my speech.Pancreatic cancer is the quickest-killing cancer: only one in four people survive - Speech Link
4: Gentleman, who has been a spokesman for pancreatic cancer treatment and many other things in this House - Speech Link

2. Health: Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
19/12/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: plans they have to ensure that patients with pancreatic cancer begin treatment within 20 days of diagnosis - Speech Link
2: standard of 28 days for all cancer patients, including those with pancreatic cancer. Taken together with the - Speech Link
3: a paradigm shift on pancreatic cancer is now urgent. It is the deadliest cancer, with a dismal prognosis - Speech Link
4: this topic. The truth is that outcomes of pancreatic cancer are very poor, and have not improved, as she - Speech Link
5: will be rapid, given that many people with pancreatic cancer need highly specialised techniques, such as - Speech Link

3. Petition
04/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: United Kingdom demanding faster treatment for pancreatic cancer. I pay tribute to all those who have signed - Speech Link

4. Health: Cancer
29/11/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: detected at an early stage by 2028. Since 2010, cancer survival rates have improved annually and are currently - Speech Link
2: Minister will be aware that data from the national cancer registration service has shown that the early diagnosis - Speech Link
3: threshold for referrals from GPs to specialist cancer doctors has been reduced in line with the NICE - Speech Link
4: years, but of course we need to do more and the cancer workforce plan includes plans to recruit more specialists - Speech Link
5: there is a complete postcode lottery for breast cancer care. It starts with appointment delays—first with - Speech Link
6: are trying to address this problem is through the cancer strategy, which has provided about £600 million - Speech Link

5. University Hospital Coventry
13/06/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: the transfer of the HPB unit, which provides pancreatic services at University Hospitals Coventry and - Speech Link
2: guidelines—and also reduce the very long waiting times for cancer operations and improve access.The proposals - Speech Link
3: cancelled in place of a liver transplant. Moving pancreatic services to Birmingham will dramatically increase - Speech Link
4: bile ducts and pancreas, including pancreatic and liver cancer. A large volume of HPB services are delivered - Speech Link

6. Covid-19: Access to Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
02/12/2020 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered access to cancer diagnosis and treatment during the covid-19 outbreak - Speech Link

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

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

8. Cancer Targets
01/05/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered NHS cancer targets.I thank Mr Speaker for granting - Speech Link

9. Cancer Workforce and Early Diagnosis
08/01/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: this House has considered early diagnosis and the cancer workforce in the NHS long-term plan.It is - Speech Link
2: mother to bowel cancer last year, and I have been campaigning to reduce the bowel cancer screening age - Speech Link
3: in staff by 2010. Cancer Research UK said, as we all know, that the earlier a cancer is diagnosed, the - Speech Link

10. Health: Cancer
20/01/2016 - Lords Chamber

1: highlight the fact that, despite much good work, cancer patients in the UK have poorer survival chances - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Pancreatic Cancer
1. Pancreatic Cancer: Research
asked by: Julian Lewis
02/03/2020
... (b) establish a dedicated awareness campaign to enable the earlier identification of the symptoms of pancreatic cancer and (c) improve consistency in the application of treatment and care standards for patients diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

2. Pancreatic Cancer: Research
asked by: Julian Lewis
27/02/2020
... what funding from the public purse has been allocated to research into pancreatic cancer in each of the last three years; what progress has been made on the early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer; for what reasons pancreatic cancer patients in the UK have lower rates for surviving five years after diagnosis compared with other European countries; and if he will make a statement.

3. Pancreatic Cancer: Surgery
asked by: Lisa Cameron
31/07/2020
... what assessment he has made of the effect of on patients of the pause in pancreatic cancer surgery during the covid-19 outbreak; and what steps he is taking to reduce the waiting list for pancreatic cancer surgery.

4. Pancreatic Cancer: Research
asked by: Julian Lewis
27/02/2020
... what criteria are applied in determining the level of funding of research into pancreatic cancer relative to investment in research into other types of cancer; what assessment has been made of the prognosis for surviving pancreatic cancer relative to that for surviving other types of cancer; and what assessment he has made of whether pancreatic cancer survival rates would be improved by (a) greater public awareness of its symptoms and (b) earlier diagnosis of the disease.

5. Pancreatic Cancer
asked by: Matt Vickers
21/09/2020
... what recent steps his Department has taken to raise awareness of the symptoms of pancreatic cancer.

Latest Questions
7 Current APPG Officers
Lord Aberdare Portrait
Lord Aberdare
Vice Chair
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 24th September 2020
Lord Porter of Spalding Portrait
Lord Porter of Spalding
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st July 2016
2 APPG Memberships
Darts , Fire Safety and Rescue
Colleen Fletcher Portrait
Colleen Fletcher
Vice Chair
Labour - Coventry North East
Joined: 18th July 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jim Shannon MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7160.

Email: jim.shannon.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Emily Waller, Pancreatic Cancer UK, 6th Floor Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SP . Tel: 020 3816 0706

Email: emilywaller@pancreaticcancer.org.uk

Secretariat:

Pancreatic Cancer UK acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.pancanappg.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Sep 2020
Source
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/09/2020 To : 10/09/2021
Value
£9,001
Date
17 Jul 2019
Source
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2019 To : 16/07/2020
Value
£9,001
Date
17 Jul 2018
Source
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2018 To : 16/07/2019
Value
£9,001
Date
17 Jul 2017
Source
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2017 To : 16/07/2018
Value
£9,001
Date
17 Jul 2017
Source
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
Value
£9,001
Date
28 Jul 2016
Source
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/07/2016 To : 28/07/2017
Value
£9,001
Date
16 Jun 2015
Source
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 16/06/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£3,001

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

Former APPG Officers
Nic Dakin Portrait
Nic Dakin
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Scunthorpe
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Andrew Percy Portrait
Andrew Percy
Vice Chair
Conservative - Brigg and Goole
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Nick Thomas-Symonds Portrait
Nick Thomas-Symonds
Vice-Chair
Labour - Torfaen
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 23rd October 2019
2 APPG Memberships
Blood Cancer , Parkinson's
Baroness Morgan of Drefelin Portrait
Baroness Morgan of Drefelin
Vice-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 23rd October 2019
1 APPG Membership
Cancer
Stuart Andrew Portrait
Stuart Andrew
Vice Chair
Conservative - Pudsey
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Durkan Portrait
Mark Durkan
Vice Chair
Social Democratic & Labour Party - Former Member for Foyle
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships