House of Commons

The Health and Care Bill received Royal Assent on 28 April 2022, meaning it has now become law. Unfortunately, we don't think it went far enough to help cancer patients.

12 May 2022 Breast Cancer Now

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Tracey and Elizabeth­­­­­­­ were both diagnosed with breast cancer during the pandemic and agreed to share their experiences with the Health and Social Care Select Committee’s Expert Panel as part of its evaluation into the government’s commitments on cancer services in England.

27 April 2022

jen and clare

For 15 years, Breast Cancer Now has been campaigning for better information on those living with secondary breast cancer. We still don't have the statistics we need, but we are determined to see improvements.

30 March 2022 Breast Cancer Now

Today, Steve Brine MP tabled a ten minute rule bill on how breast screening can increase early diagnosis. In this blog we take a look at some of the issues covered by the bill and why they are so important.

As a Breast Cancer Now Ambassador and former Cancer Minister, we appreciate him raising such a vital and urgent issue in Parliament.

29 March 2022 Breast Cancer Now

The government is planning to launch a new 10-year cancer plan, which will determine the long term approach to cancer services in England. To help shape their new vision, the Department of Health and Social Care is asking people affected by cancer to share their views by completing a survey.  

1 March 2022

Time for Trodelvy: Thank you

Last July, we launched our Time For Trodelvy campaign to ensure that all eligible patients could access Trodelvy, an exciting new drug that could give certain women living with triple negative secondary breast cancer the hope of more time.

14 February 2022

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As 2021 comes to a close, we wanted to highlight some of the key issues we’ve been campaigning on this year, as well as some big wins we’ve secured together. 

6 December 2021 Breast Cancer Now

Philippa

Earlier this year, we launched a campaign to ensure all eligible patients can access Trodelvy, an exciting new drug that could give some people living with incurable breast cancer the hope of more time. 

26 November 2021 Breast Cancer Now

In this blog, we will look at the work we are doing alongside a coalition of over 50 health organisations, including Cancer Research, Macmillan Cancer Support, and The Health Foundation, to influence the Health and Care Bill, and why it matters for people affected by breast cancer.

16 November 2021