The next meeting of the APPG on Pancreatic Cancer will take place on 14th September at 10:30 in Committee Room 19, Palace of Westminster. 

The meeting will focus on pancreatic cancer treatments, considering current standard treatments for pancreatic cancer, emerging treatments and supportive interventions.

The session will include presentations from Professor Andrew Hart, former president of the Pancreatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland who will discuss supportive interventions, and Anna Jewell, Director of Operations at Pancreatic Cancer UK who will give an overview of current standard treatments for pancreatic cancer and what improvements are needed.

The meeting is open to all parliamentarians and the public. For more information, please contact APPGPC@Pancreaticcancer.org.uk

MINUTES OF THE APPG MEETING OF 28th June 2016, 10:30am

Parliamentary Members in attendance:

Stuart Andrew MP; Nic Dakin MP (Chair); Mark Durkan MP; Baroness Masham; Lord Porter of Spalding; Nick Thomas-Symonds MP.

(more…)

MINUTES OF THE APPG MEETING OF 15th MARCH 2016, 10am

Parliamentary Members in attendance:

Lord Aberdare; Stuart Andrew MP; Nic Dakin MP (Chair); Mark Durkan MP; Colleen Fletcher MP; Baroness Masham; Nick Thomas-Symonds MP.

(more…)

AGM to be held on 28th June 2016, 10:30, Committee Room 21

The APPG on Pancreatic Cancer will be holding its annual general meeting on 28th June at 10:30 in Committee Room 21, Westminster Palace. 

The meeting is open to all parliamentarians and the public. It will focus on the election of Officers and planning for the year ahead. For more information, please contact APPGPC@Pancreaticcancer.org.uk

Further action needed to improve treatment, care and outcomes for pancreatic cancer patients

New report considers what progress has been made on implementing the recommendations of the APPG’s 2013 and 2014 inquiries

The APPG on Pancreatic Cancer has today published a follow-up report looking at which of the APPG’s recommendations have been implemented, where progress has been made, and where further action is required .

The report, “Pancreatic Cancer Care and Research: A health check” calls for the close monitoring of policies that meet the APPG’s recommendations to ensure the full potential for positive change is realised, as well as for the implementation of those recommendations not met.

(more…)

MINUTES OF THE APPG MEETING OF 25th JUNE, 10AM

 Parliamentary Members in attendance:

Nic Dakin MP (Chair); Stuart Andrew MP; Karen Lumley MP; Sheryll Murray MP; Margaret Ritchie MP; Mark Durkan MP; Nick Thomas-Symonds MP; Richard Benyon MP; Lord Aberdare; Lady Sylvia Hermon MP.

(more…)