Pancreatic Cancer APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To raise the profile of pancreatic cancer in Parliament; to raise issues of relevance with government and policy makers; and to influence policy to improve life for pancreatic cancer patients and survivors.

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 Pancreatic Cancer

1. PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
26/11/2018 - Early Day Motions

Found: that November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month across the UK and that pancreatic cancer remains the deadliest

2. PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH 2017
01/11/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House notes that November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month across the UK and that 16 November

3. FUNDING FOR PANCREATIC CANCER RESEARCH
29/11/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: notes that there is a lack of awareness of pancreatic cancer, which sees 9,600 people diagnosed with it

4. Nanoco: developing new techniques to detect and treat cancer
08/07/2019 - Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
- View source

Found: Nanoco: developing new techniques to detect and treat cancer - Case study - GOV.UK

5. PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
23/11/2016 - Early Day Motions

Found: That this House notes that November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month across the UK and that 17 November

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Pancreatic Cancer

1. Pancreatic Cancer
02/04/2019 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered treatment for pancreatic cancer.I pay tribute to the hon. Member for - Speech Link
2: great emphasis on early identification of pancreatic cancer and we all share the concern that identification - Speech Link
3: emphasise that in my speech.Pancreatic cancer is the quickest-killing cancer: only one in four people survive - Speech Link

2. Health: Pancreatic Cancer Treatment
19/12/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: plans they have to ensure that patients with pancreatic cancer begin treatment within 20 days of diagnosis - Speech Link
2: standard of 28 days for all cancer patients, including those with pancreatic cancer. Taken together with the - Speech Link
3: a paradigm shift on pancreatic cancer is now urgent. It is the deadliest cancer, with a dismal prognosis - Speech Link

3. Petition
04/03/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: United Kingdom demanding faster treatment for pancreatic cancer. I pay tribute to all those who have signed - Speech Link

4. Health: Cancer
29/11/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: detected at an early stage by 2028. Since 2010, cancer survival rates have improved annually and are currently - Speech Link
2: Minister will be aware that data from the national cancer registration service has shown that the early diagnosis - Speech Link
3: threshold for referrals from GPs to specialist cancer doctors has been reduced in line with the NICE - Speech Link

5. University Hospital Coventry
13/06/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: the transfer of the HPB unit, which provides pancreatic services at University Hospitals Coventry and - Speech Link
2: guidelines—and also reduce the very long waiting times for cancer operations and improve access.The proposals - Speech Link
3: cancelled in place of a liver transplant. Moving pancreatic services to Birmingham will dramatically increase - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Pancreatic Cancer
1. Pancreatic Cancer
asked by: Jim Shannon
15/02/2021
... how many people have been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in each of the last three years.

2. Pancreatic Cancer
asked by: Lord Aberdare
28/04/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government how many pancreatic cancer surgeries have been cancelled in each month since January 2020.

3. Pancreatic Cancer
asked by: Lord Aberdare
28/04/2021
... respectively.

4. Pancreatic Cancer
asked by: Matt Vickers
21/09/2020
... what recent steps his Department has taken to raise awareness of the symptoms of pancreatic cancer.

5. Pancreatic Cancer
asked by: Jim Shannon
15/05/2019
... if he will publish a dataset for (a) pancreatic cancer and (b) gastrointestinal cancer NHS waiting times.

Latest Questions
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7 Current APPG Officers
Lord Porter of Spalding Portrait
Lord Porter of Spalding
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st July 2016
1 APPG Membership
Darts
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Jim Shannon MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 7160.

Email: jim.shannon.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Emily Waller, Pancreatic Cancer UK, 6th Floor Westminster Tower, 3 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SP . Tel: 020 3816 0706

Email: emilywaller@pancreaticcancer.org.uk

Secretariat:

Pancreatic Cancer UK acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.pancreaticcancer.org.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.pancanappg.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Sep 2020
Source
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/09/2020 To : 10/09/2021
Value
£9,001
Date
17 Jul 2019
Source
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2019 To : 16/07/2020
Value
£9,001
Date
17 Jul 2018
Source
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2018 To : 16/07/2019
Value
£9,001
Date
17 Jul 2017
Source
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2017 To : 16/07/2018
Value
£9,001
Date
17 Jul 2017
Source
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/07/2017 To : 17/07/2018
Value
£9,001
Date
28 Jul 2016
Source
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 28/07/2016 To : 28/07/2017
Value
£9,001
Date
16 Jun 2015
Source
Pancreatic Cancer UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 16/06/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£3,001

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

Former APPG Officers
Nic Dakin Portrait
Nic Dakin
Chair & Registered Contact
Labour - Former Member for Scunthorpe
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Andrew Percy Portrait
Andrew Percy
Vice Chair
Conservative - Brigg and Goole
Joined: 5th November 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
Nick Thomas-Symonds Portrait
Nick Thomas-Symonds
Vice-Chair
Labour - Torfaen
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 23rd October 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Morgan of Drefelin Portrait
Baroness Morgan of Drefelin
Vice-Chair
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 23rd October 2019
1 APPG Membership
Cancer
Stuart Andrew Portrait
Stuart Andrew
Vice Chair
Conservative - Pudsey
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
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