All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC) was founded in 1998 to keep cancer at the top of the political agenda, and to ensure that policy-making remains patient centred.

The Group brings together MPs and Peers from across the political spectrum to debate key issues and campaign together to improve cancer services.

The APPGC holds regular meetings and campaigns on a number of vital issues including patient experience, early diagnosis, rarer cancers and living with and beyond cancer. In the last Parliament we successfully campaigned for Clinical Commissioning Groups to be held to account on improving their one year cancer survival rates.

You can read the APPGC's findings and recommendations from the recent inquiry in the report 'Progress into the England Cancer Strategy: One year on'.

The APPGC's landmark event is the annual Britain Against Cancer conference. This event is a unique opportunity to bring together everyone who has an interest in improving cancer services and outcomes in the UK. For more information about the event, including how to register, please visit our Britain Against Cancer pages.

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Officers

APPGC Officers meet regularly throughout the year, make decisions on activity and policy direction for the Group, as well as being champions for cancer care in Parliament.

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Members

The All Party Parliamentary Group has members who support the work of the Group. Read our page for a full list of APPGC members.

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Transparency

Read the APPG's income and expenditure statements detailing how much income we received and how much money we spent.

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The Secretariat

The Secretariat to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer is provided by Macmillan Cancer Support and supported by a stakeholder group of organisations including Breast Cancer Now; Cancer Research UK; Men's Health Forum; Prostate Cancer UK; use MY data; Teenage Cancer Trust; Independent Cancer Patient Voices; and Rarer Cancer's Forum.

This is not an official website [or feed] of the House of Commons or the House of Lords. It has not been approved by either House or its committees. All-Party Parliamentary Groups are informal groups of Members of both Houses with a common interest in particular issues. The views expressed in these webpages are those of the group.