Tagged: cancer

Implementing the Cancer Outcomes and Services Dataset Information Standard

Mike Richards, the National Cancer Director, has written to update NHS Trusts and NHS Foundation Trusts providing cancer services on implementation activities for the Cancer Outcomes and Services Dataset, and … Read more → – Implementing the Cancer Outcomes and Services Dataset Information Standard

England to be ‘among best in Europe at tackling cancer’ pledges Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt meets a patient at St Thomas’s Hospital

The second annual report on ‘Improving outcomes: a strategy for cancer‘, published today, shows cancer survival rates are improving. Get a flavour of the findings in this infographic. Speaking today … Read more → – England to be ‘among best in Europe at tackling cancer’ pledges Jeremy Hunt

Cancer survivors give their views in pilot survey

The first pilot survey of cancer survivors ‘The Quality of Life of Cancer Survivors in England’ is published alongside the second annual report on improving cancer outcomes. As well as … Read more → – Cancer survivors give their views in pilot survey

Infographic: Improving cancer care

See how cancer rates have been changing:

Radiotherapy Services in England 2012

Radiotherapy Services in England 2012 sets out the up to date position on the state of radiotherapy services in this country. It uses the radiotherapy dataset collection to demonstrate what … Read more → – Radiotherapy Services in England 2012

Cancer early diagnosis campaigns outlined

The Department is continuing to implement a series of public awareness campaigns to support the Government’s priority to achieve better cancer outcomes. National Cancer Director Mike Richards has outlined the … Read more → – Cancer early diagnosis campaigns outlined

Unavailability of intravesical BCG for treatment of bladder cancer

A letter from Professor Sir Mike Richards, National Clinical Director for Cancer, provides information and sources of further guidance relating to the current shortage of products used in the treatment … Read more → – Unavailability of intravesical BCG for treatment of bladder cancer