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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property hansard heading Cancer: Health Services more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
unstar this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health, with reference to the NHS England document, Next Steps on the Five Year Forward View published in March 2017, what recent progress the NHS has made on meeting the objective for an extra 5,000 people to survive cancer over the next two years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Leicester South more like this
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Jonathan Ashworth more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-19more like thisremove minimum value filter
star this property answer text <p>Earlier and faster diagnosis is key to improving survival rates and NHS England is investing over £200 million over the next two years in cancer services to encourage local areas to find new and innovative ways to diagnose cancer earlier, improve the care for those living with cancer and ensure each cancer patient gets the right care for them. The Government has also committed £130 million for new technology and equipment to ensure patients have access to the best and latest radiotherapy treatment.</p><p> </p><p>Survival rates from cancer in England are at a record high, and since 2010 rates of survival from cancer have increased year-on-year. The decrease in cancer deaths means that around 7,000 people are alive today who would not have been had things stayed the same. One year survival rates for the period 2017-19 will be available in 2021.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Winchester remove filter
star this property answering member printed Steve Brine more like this
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less than 2017-12-19T17:30:05.557Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-19T17:30:05.557Z
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star this property label Biography information for Steve Brine more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Jonathan Ashworth more like this