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.
The NHS is offering routine preventative bowel cancer screening to thousands of people in England with a genetic condition that increases their chance of developing certain cancers. This is a world-first move by the health service to help reduce cases and identify bowel cancers earlier when successful treatment and cure is more likely. As part […]