Blood Cancer APPG

First Registered: 21/07/2016 • Last updated on: 17/11/2021

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To raise awareness and promote the needs of blood cancer patients with parliamentarians, government, NHS and charity stakeholders, and to create a forum for broader issues affecting blood cancer patients.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Blood Cancer

1. Anthony Nolan and Blood Cancer Awareness Month
20/09/2021 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House recognises Blood Cancer Awareness Month from 1-30 September; notes its importance for

2. NHS population screening: reporting data definitions
17/08/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: surveillance screen Bowel cancer BCSP-S02 BCS1 Uptake Uptake Bowel cancer BCSP-S01 BCS2 Coverage Coverage

3. Epoetins for the management of anaemia associated with cancer risk of tumour progression and mortality
18/06/2021 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
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Found: Epoetins for the management of anaemia associated with cancer: risk of tumour progression and mortality November

4. Bowel cancer screening: benefits and risks
15/09/2020 - Public Health England (PHE)
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Found: NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Helping you decidePublic Health England (PHE) created this lea˜et on behalf

5. Mandate swabbing for blood cancer patients in the UK Anthony Nolan & DKMS
13/08/2021 - Petitions

Found: to ask the Government to mandate swabbing for blood cancer patients in the UK. Such charities such as Anthony

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Blood Cancer

1. Blood Cancer
23/11/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: important issue of the NHS long-term plan and blood cancer. In doing so, I congratulate my hon. Friend - Speech Link
2: significant decisions regarding treatments for blood cancer on the NHS. In September, CAR—chimeric antigen - Speech Link

2. Cancer Diagnoses: Young People in Hertfordshire
19/11/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: they have committed to improving the diagnosis of cancer among young adults. They wish to ensure, in Jess’s - Speech Link
2: need to be improved in the way that we deal with cancer in young people? First, in general practice, we - Speech Link
3: the hospital or ever return home. By the time the cancer was discovered, it had already spread to her spine - Speech Link

3. NHS Blood Cancer Care
17/01/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: to move,That this House has considered blood cancer care in the NHS.Mr Wilson, it is a pleasure - Speech Link
2: many examples of young people passing away from blood cancer. I pay tribute to Emily’s mother for a fine - Speech Link
3: work he is doing in this sphere. Blood cancer is a bit of a hidden cancer. If someone has a solid tumour - Speech Link

4. Cancer Strategy
22/02/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: move,That this House has considered the Cancer Strategy.Thank you, Madam Deputy Speaker - Speech Link

5. NHS 10-Year Plan
19/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: preventive treatments to more people with high blood pressure and other risk factors for heart disease - Speech Link
2: national cancer advisory group, which prepares an annual report detailing the progress of the cancer strategy - Speech Link
3: department, and nearly 27,000 people wait two months for cancer treatment. The 18-week referral to treatment target - Speech Link

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Recent Questions related to Blood Cancer
1. Blood Cancer
asked by: Martyn Day
... (b) myeloma and (c) lymphoma in England over the next 10 years; and what plans he is putting in place to respond to that estimated number of diagnoses.

2. Blood Cancer
asked by: Henry Smith
... what plans he has to reduce the number of people with blood cancer visiting their GP three or more times.

3. Blood Cancer: Coronavirus
asked by: Henry Smith
... (e) between 60 and 64 and (f) 59 or younger.

4. Blood Cancer: Diagnosis
asked by: Jim Shannon
... two subtypes of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

5. Blood Cancer: Research
asked by: Colleen Fletcher
... what recent assessment he has made of trends in the level of funding for research into blood cancer.

Latest Questions
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6 Current APPG Officers
Lord Walney Portrait
Lord Walney
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 10th March 2021
1 APPG Membership
District Councils
Lord Botham Portrait
Lord Botham
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 10th March 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Henry Smith MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7043.


Public Enquiry Point:

Laura Challinor, Blood Cancer UK, 39-40 Eagle Street, London WC1R 4TH


Benefits in Kind
3 Jul 2019
Secretariat   From : 03/07/2019 To : 02/07/2020
3 Jul 2018
Secretariat   From : 03/07/2018 To : 02/07/2019
3 Jul 2017
Secretariat   From : 03/07/2017 To : 02/07/2018
14 Jun 2016
Secretariat   From : 14/06/2016 To : 13/06/2017

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Blood Cancer APPG

Former APPG Officers