Cally Palmer, NHS England’s National Cancer Director shares her thoughts on the NHS Long Term Plan and what it means for cancer.
Cally gives an overview of cancer screening programmes, the new 28-day faster diagnosis standard and the care and treatment options available. Cally also talks about the Targeted Lung Health Checks programme, one of the first programmes to roll out of the Long Term Plan.
Investing in radiotherapy to fight cancer
Watch this short video which shows how we are investing in radiotherapy to fight cancer.
Funded by NHS England, University College London Hospitals are one of the first hospitals to receive a new LINAC radiotherapy machine.
In this video, patient Chris Duggan talks about the treatment he is experiencing, and Dr. Yen-Ching Chang describes how this new equipment works.
For the first time last year, the NHS in England carried out more than two million checks on people who feared they might have cancer. In 2018, patients underwent a record 2.2 million cancer checks following urgent referral by their GP, almost 6,000 a day or more than four every minute. That was an increase […]