For the Prime Minister to reach her ambitions of 3 in 4 cancer patients diagnosed early in the next 10 years, NHS staff shortages must be addressed.
The new NHS England funding boost from the Prime Minister needs to focus on staff shortages to make a difference in cancer care.
In the immediate aftermath, estimating the numbers affected by a breast screening error might do more harm than good.
Category: Science blog February 9, 2018
We asked Sharon Hodgson, Labour MP and the Shadow Minister for Public Health, what the Labour Party wants to do to tackle cancer.
Category: Science blog February 8, 2018
We asked Steve Brine, Conservative MP and the Minister for Public Health, how the Government plans to tackle cancer.
Our policy work stretches from local councils right up to the European stage. Here are our highlights from a busy 2017.
GPs say that more than 1 in 5 cancer patients in England experience an avoidable delay in their diagnosis.
NHS chief, Simon Stevens, has made a string of announcements that he says will help the NHS in England diagnose cancers earlier and improve cancer services.
Category: Science blog October 19, 2017
Progress has been made against England’s cancer strategy, including investment for radiotherapy. But more needs to be done to support the NHS workforce.
A patient was diagnosed and treated for a brain tumour 8 days after seeing her optician with symptoms. The approach could speed up diagnosis.