*Online only* Westminster Health Forum – Cancer prevention, care and research in England – priorities for diagnostics, local care delivery and accessing innovation

Tuesday 25 August, 2020 starting at 08:30 - 13:00

The agenda:

  • Meeting national ambitions for cancer care, the impact of COVID-19 and priorities going forward – with Sara Bainbridge, Head of Policy and Influence, Macmillan Cancer Support
  • Developing Cancer Alliances – progress, best practice and implementing five-year plans
  • Priorities for cancer screening and prevention – accountability, accessibility and reducing inequalities – with Dr Robert Sherriff, National Lead, PHE Screening
  • Cancer diagnosis and care in England – progress of Rapid Diagnostic Centres, workforce priorities, meeting diagnostic capacity and delivering personalised care
  • Assessing the next steps for improving less survivable cancer outcomes – with Dr David Jenkinson, Chief Scientific Officer, The Brain Tumour Charity
  • Increasing access to innovative cancer research and technologies – the use of genomics and AI, building trust, developing adoption and the role of regulation
  • Progress of the Cancer Drugs Fund and next steps for improving access to cancer drugs – with Professor Peter Clark, Clinical Lead, Cancer Drugs Fund, NHS England

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