The conference offers competitive delegate fees, a host of high profile speakers including key decision makers in Government and the NHS, a large exhibition space, an intimate speaker’s debating stage that will explore specific areas of cancer policy in more depth, and opportunities to network with organisations and individuals from across the healthcare sector.

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The four key components

1. Keynote Speakers

Our plenary sessions in the Great Hall allow you to hear directly from a variety of speakers, including some of the most senior decision-makers in the Government and NHS. You will hear speakers discussing progress of the Cancer Strategy and the long-term view of the cancer healthcare system in the UK. There will also be an opportunity to ask them questions that matter to you.

The question time session will also see a host of experts from the cancer community discuss and debate priorities for cancer care in 2019. 

2. Speakers stage

New to this event, our Speakers stage will give you an opportunity to drop-in on and hear from expert speakers explore some of the most salient issues in cancer care, or learn more about a specific area of cancer policy.

The 10-minute fast-paced presentations will continue the theme of Cancer Strategy progress, focusing on topics currently facing the cancer community. You’ll have the chance to learn something new and put forward your questions to subject experts.

The Speakers stage agenda will be announced soon.

3. Exhibition

Britain Against Cancer’s exhibition space offers delegates an opportunity speak to and find out more about the various organisation’s who serve the cancer community, including; national cancer charities, research bodies, public sector bodies, community interest companies and pharmaceutical companies.

4. Netwoking, networking, networking

The conference attracts over 450 people including commissioners, clinicians, NHS professionals, policy experts, patients, carers, commercial organisations, charities, think tanks and local authorities. Delegates tell us that one of the most valuable parts of the day is being able to connect with key individuals, share knowledge and discuss the most pressing issues facing the sector today.



The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer (APPGC) was founded in 1998 to keep cancer at the top of the political agenda, and to ensure that policy-making remains patient centred. The Group brings together MPs and Peers from across political parties to debate key issues and campaign together to improve cancer services.

The APPGC holds regular meetings and campaigns on a number of vital issues including the priorities for cancer within the new NHS structure, patient experience, improving survival rates and early diagnosis.

The Secretariat to the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer is provided by Macmillan Cancer Support.

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer would like to thank the supporters of the 2018 Britain Against Cancer conference, which include pharmaceutical companies. All supporters have a medical expertise and commercial interest in cancer, but have had no involvement in the programme of the conference.

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