Ovarian Cancer APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To provide a forum for MPs and peers to discuss ovarian cancer related issues; to raise areas of concern with government or other policy makers; to raise the profile of ovarian cancer within parliament and seek opportunities to help improve survival and quality of life for women.

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 Ovarian Cancer

1. Ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment
29/10/2018 - Parliamentary Research

Found: PACK Number CDP-0229, 29 October 2018 Ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment By Thomas Powell Carl

2. OVARIAN CANCER BREAKTHROUGH BY QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY
03/09/2019 - Early Day Motions

Found: biomarker panel for ovarian cancer that may be able to detect epithelial ovarian cancer two years earlier

3. Table 2
30/08/2019 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
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Found: HRT Risk ratio (RR) (95% CI) Cancer risks Breast cancer Overall combined HRT Current use

4. OVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
01/03/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House supports Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month which takes place in March 2017; notes that over

5. table 1
30/08/2019 - Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
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Found: combined estrogen - progestogen HRT Breast cancer 13 +8 63 +17 27 +20 63 +34

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Ovarian Cancer

1. Ovarian Cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment
30/10/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: move,That this House has considered ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment.It is a pleasure - Speech Link
2: we need earlier diagnosis. For many years ovarian cancer was known as the silent killer, but there are - Speech Link
3: talking about the debate with someone from Target Ovarian Cancer. We spent an awfully long time talking about - Speech Link

2. Oral Answers to Questions
15/11/2016 - Commons Chamber

1: number of people waiting more than 62 days to start cancer treatment following referral has increased. Should - Speech Link
2: and treatment for patients with (a) ovarian and (b) bowel cancer; and if he will make a statement. (907200) - Speech Link
3: breast cancer referrals are meeting that 62-day target? Is it not unsurprising that the survival rate over - Speech Link

3. Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
05/09/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: identify images of cats to being able to identify skin cancer in histological sections of biopsies just as well - Speech Link
2: good as leading doctors at spotting lung cancer, skin cancer, and more than 50 eye conditions from scans - Speech Link
3: University Belfast on early prevention, detection of ovarian cancer—my goodness, how life-saving will that be?—and - Speech Link

4. Breast Cancer Screening (Women Under 40)
02/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: 40 and with a family history of breast cancer to breast cancer screening services; and for connected purposes - Speech Link

5. Oral Answers to Questions
10/03/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: am grateful to those charities, particularly ovarian cancer charities, that are raising awareness this - Speech Link
2: who are referred on this are diagnosed for ovarian cancer or ruled out within 28 days, in line with the - Speech Link
3: more important than anything else that we get the cancer early, so we can treat it well and give people - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Ovarian Cancer
1. Ovarian Cancer
asked by: Sarah Olney
11/08/2020
... what steps he is taking to increase public awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer.

2. Ovarian Cancer
asked by: Munira Wilson
02/11/2020
... what steps he is taking to tackle delays to (a) diagnostic referrals and (b) courses of treatment for ovarian cancer as a result of the covid-19 outbreak.

3. Ovarian Cancer
asked by: Munira Wilson
05/11/2020
... what steps he is taking to encourage people who have symptoms of ovarian cancer to contact their GP during the covid-19 outbreak.

4. Ovarian Cancer
asked by: Virendra Sharma
08/09/2021
... what steps he is taking to improve awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms during Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month in September.

5. Ovarian Cancer
asked by: Andrew Rosindell
25/03/2020
... how many people were diagnosed with ovarian cancer in England in the last 12 months.

Latest Questions
8 Current APPG Officers
Lee Rowley Portrait
Lee Rowley
Vice Chair
Conservative - North East Derbyshire
Joined: 28th September 2017
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Mrs Sharon Hodgson MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 5160.

Email: sharon.hodgson.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Rachel Downing, Target Ovarian Cancer, 2 Angel Gate, City Road, London EC1V 2PT. Tel: 020 7923 5473

Email: appg@targetovariancancer.org.uk

Secretariat:

Target Ovarian Cancer acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://targetovariancancer.org.uk/appg

Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Mar 2021
Source
Target Ovarian Cancer
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/03/2021 To : 11/03/2022
Value
£1,501
Date
11 Mar 2020
Source
Target Ovarian Cancer
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/03/2020 To : 11/03/2021
Value
£1,501
Date
12 Sep 2019
Source
Target Ovarian Cancer
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2019 To : 11/09/2020
Value
£1,501
Date
12 Sep 2018
Source
Target Ovarian Cancer
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2018 To : 11/09/2019
Value
£1,501
Date
12 Sep 2017
Source
Target Ovarian Cancer
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/09/2017 To : 11/09/2018
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Target Ovarian Cancer
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£1,501
Date
10 Jun 2015
Source
Target Ovarian Cancer
Description
Secretariat   From : 10/06/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

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

Former APPG Officers
Paula Sherriff Portrait
Paula Sherriff
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Dewsbury
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Karen Lee Portrait
Karen Lee
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Lincoln
Joined: 23rd October 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Gordon Marsden Portrait
Gordon Marsden
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Blackpool South
Joined: 31st August 2016
Departed: 29th August 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Mark Durkan Portrait
Mark Durkan
Vice Chair
Social Democratic & Labour Party - Former Member for Foyle
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Stuart Andrew Portrait
Stuart Andrew
Vice Chair
Conservative - Pudsey
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships