Results 1–20 of 600 for cancer research participation

Queen’s Speech - Debate (5th Day) (17 May 2022)

Baroness Greenfield: six over the age of 80 and as many as 70% of residents in care homes. The spectre of Alzheimer’s is one of the cruellest potential scenarios awaiting us in later life. While heart disease and cancer are serious, often disabling and sometimes terminal, you can still reminisce over old photographs and spend meaningful and precious time with your grandchildren. These life-enhancing...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Research (17 May 2022)

Maria Caulfield: In 2021/22, the National Institute for Health and Care Research’s Clinical Research Network recruited 73,691 participants across 1,060 cancer studies and established 412 new cancer studies. This compares to 1,191 clinical trials in 2019/20. Data from the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry shows variable recovery of commercial clinical research in other nations. As of July...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Clinical Trials (28 Apr 2022)

Chris Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many participants were recruited into National Institute for Health and Care Research supported phase 3 trials for (a) dementia, (b) cancer, (c) stroke and (d) coronary heart disease in each of the last 10 years.

Backbench Business - Childhood Cancer OutcomesBackbench Business (26 Apr 2022)

Maria Caulfield: I will not, if my hon. Friend does not mind, because we do not have a huge amount of time. NICE regularly reviews and updates these guidelines on suspected cancers. It urges GPs to think of cancers sooner and lower the referral threshold for tests, and ultimately catch cancer sooner, which does not always save lives but can make a difference if a cancer is diagnosed earlier. To help GPs to...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Children (7 Apr 2022)

Maria Caulfield: The NHS Long Term Plan commits to improve the outcomes and experience of children, teenagers and young adults with cancer. These include implementing networked care; simplifying pathways and transitions between service; ensuring that every patient has access to specialist care; and increasing participation in clinical research. NHS England and NHS Improvement have published a service...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: National Institute for Health Research: Clinical Trials (28 Mar 2022)

Maria Caulfield: The following table shows the number of participants recruited into phase three trials in England supported by the National Institute for Health Research since 1 April 2012. Dementia 11,227 Cancer 107,569 Stroke 27,577 Coronary heart disease* 20,549 Note: *Includes studies on atherothrombosis and prevention of coronary artery disease.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Cancer: Clinical Trials (22 Mar 2022)

Maria Caulfield: The information is not held in the format requested. The Department funds research through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The NIHR does not record the age of participants in clinical trial therefore the number of adults in these trials is not held. However, the following table shows all participants in clinical trials for treatments for brain, breast and prostate cancers...

Breastfeeding: Government Support (8 Mar 2022)

Alison Thewliss: ...if we could get back quickly from the Chamber after the statement. I agree with the hon. Gentleman’s comments about Breastival; it is a wonderful event in Northern Ireland and I have been able to participate in it. I agree very much that we need to have consistency and the infant feeding survey. The World Health Organisation and UNICEF published a report last month entitled, “How the...

Health and Care Bill - Report (1st Day) (Continued): Amendment 19 (1 Mar 2022)

Lord McColl of Dulwich: ...62 in my name and those of the noble Baronesses, Lady Hollins and Lady Walmsley, and the noble Lord, Lord Jones of Cheltenham. I thank them, and the Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK, for their support of this amendment. People with dementia will be one of the largest groups of people to see the benefits of the integration of health and social care services and,...

Scottish Parliament: Veterans (Mental Health and Wellbeing) (1 Mar 2022)

Kenneth Gibson: ...weeks later, many servicemen started feeling unwell, suffering the after-effects of radiation exposure and sickness. During the seven decades since operation hurricane, many reported developing cancer as a result and said that their wives had miscarried repeatedly and that their children had been born with physical and learning abnormalities. The impact on the mental health and wellbeing...

Health and Care Bill - Committee (9th Day): Amendment 290 (9 Feb 2022)

Baroness Greengross: ..., meaning that the main support someone receives is through the social care system. As I said on Amendment 235 on the social care cap, there is a clear inequity where, if someone is diagnosed with cancer the NHS will cover the full treatment cost, whereas if someone is diagnosed with dementia they may require many years of care, which will cost them and their families thousands of pounds,...

Endometriosis Workplace Support — [Geraint Davies in the Chair] (9 Feb 2022)

Alec Shelbrooke: ..., preterm birth, spontaneous hemoperitoneum in pregnancy, obstetric bleeding, pregnancy-induced hypertension, preeclampsia and more; painful bladder syndrome; and even an increased risk of certain cancers. Often called a ‘disease of theories,’ definitive causes have been under debate for over a century, yet no single theory yet explains endometriosis in all affected. Most likely, a...

Access to Radiotherapy — [Philip Davies in the Chair] (12 Jan 2022)

Jim Shannon: because he had early treatment and was able to respond to it. I spoke to him personally at the time, and I know that others did. We are very thankful to God that he is here today and able to participate in this and many other debates in the House on a regular basis. We thank him for that. I also thank the hon. Member for Easington (Grahame Morris) for setting the scene. We are...

Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva — [Sir Roger Gale in the Chair] (6 Dec 2021)

Andrew Selous: ...for Hemel Hempstead brought to the debate—for those who want to google them, they tell a powerful story. I was interested to read about the palovarotene trial. I understand that there were 107 participants, which might not sound like a particularly large number. However, as we have said, FOP is a very rare disease, so it is significant. I understand that 62% of the people treated with...

Cigarette Stick Health Warnings Bill [HL] - Second Reading (3 Dec 2021)

Baroness Uddin: my family for the anti-smoking movement—not at all successfully in the end. I confess that at 11 years of age, alongside my cousin and brother’s band of brothers, a cricket team, I participated in the initiation of smoking the dried stick of a flower plant. I put on record that I cannot recall what it was, only that it smelled good. I am happy to say that almost all of us did not...

Alcohol Harm (25 Nov 2021)

Derek Thomas: ...harms more than just our liver, with alcohol being a causal factor in more than 200 diseases and injuries. In my own constituency, between 2016 and 2018, 760 people received an alcohol-related cancer diagnosis. Alcohol is of course also linked to mental health issues: in many countries, including the UK, those with depressive or anxiety symptoms were among the groups with the largest...

Cancer Diagnoses: Young People in Hertfordshire (19 Nov 2021)

Edward Argar: ...learned Friend is also an old friend, so I suspect that he has a slight insight into where I was to be going in a few minutes. I hope to be able to answer that point specifically. On education in cancer diagnosis within Hertfordshire and on GPs having the necessary skills and keeping them up to date, GPs in the region are encouraged to maintain their knowledge and skills in the field and...

Public Bill Committee: Health and Care Bill: New Clause 9 - Duty to promote research (27 Oct 2021)

Philippa Whitford: Although this would obviously apply in England and not Scotland, and the NIHR does not generally fund a lot of clinical research that comes from Scotland, I absolutely support the principle. When I was lead clinician in the west of Scotland, we put trial support staff into all 13 breast cancer units around the west of Scotland. That drove up participation in trials, which, as the hon....

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Brain: Tumours (29 Sep 2021)

Lord Kamall: ...responsibilities for specialised services. The NHS Long Term Plan includes a number of commitments for improving the outcomes and experience of children, teenagers and young adults with cancer including: implementing networked care; simplifying pathways and transitions between service; ensuring that every patient has access to specialist care and increasing participation in clinical research.

Covid-19: Immunology Research — [Dr Rupa Huq in the Chair] (9 Sep 2021)

Jim Shannon: I beg to move, That this House has considered the role of immunology research in responding to the covid-19 outbreak. Thank you for calling me to speak, Dr Huq. I thank the Backbench Business Committee for allowing me the opportunity to highlight one of the many successes for this nation. Unlike yesterday, the Minister will have an easy ride in responding to my comments, and hopefully to the...

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