Reports and publications

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer plays an active role, in and outside of Parliament, raising issues and lobbying on areas that affect cancer policy. Below you can read our reports and publications.

Reports

April 2016: Britain Against Cancer 2015: Transforming cancer outcomes: how can we deliver world-class cancer services?

A report from 2015’s Britain Against Cancer conference setting out the discussions and debates which took place on the day as well as the APPGC’s recommendations.

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July 2015: Measuring progress: one year cancer survival rates

A report focusing on the APPGC’s campaign to ensure that Clinical Commissioning Groups are held accountable for improving one year cancer survival rates.

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December 2014: Cancer across the Domains: a vision for 2020

A progress report following up to our Cancer across the Domains project in 2013. This report was launched at Britain Against Cancer 2014.

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December 2013: Cancer across the Domains

Our report looking at what the priorities for cancer should be across all five domains of the NHS Outcomes Framework. This report was launched at Britain Against Cancer 2013.

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December 2012: An effective transition? Cancer commissioning in the new NHS

This report sets out the progress made in cancer commissioning in 2012 and highlights some key priorities for 2013. It was launched at Britain Against Cancer 2012.

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December 2011: Effective cancer commissioning in the new NHS

This report sets out the Group's recommendations for how to ensure cancer care, outcomes and experiences for cancer patients continue to improve in the new NHS. It was launched at Britain Against Cancer 2011.

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December 2010: Inquiry into Inequalities – one year on

This report highlights the progress made towards meeting the actions in our 2009 report and the next steps that are necessary to ensuring every cancer patient can receive the same high quality treatment, care and service. This report was launched at Britain Against Cancer 2010.

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December 2009: Inquiry into inequalities

This is the final report of our 2009 Inquiry into cancer inequalities. It calls for radical reform of NHS cancer targets and recommends the development of a new one-year cancer survival rate target. The report was launched at Britain Against Cancer 2009.

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Consultation responses

February 2016: Local Health Improvement and Assessment Framework consultation

This is the APPGC’s response to NHS England’s proposals for a new Local Health Improvement and Assessment Framework.

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February 2016: Cancer Drugs Fund consultation November 2015

This was the APPGC’s submission to the Cancer Drugs Fund consultation, which was submitted in February 2016.  It outlines the APPGC’s position on proposals to the reform of the CDF.

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February 2015: Cancer Taskforce call for evidence

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Britain Against Cancer

The APPGC is one of the largest conferences of its kind in the UK and is an annual fixture in the Westminster calendar.

About us

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.

Meetings

The APPG holds regular meetings to discuss priorities and to hear from expert speakers.