We launched the award winning #CatchUpWithCancer campaign when Craig and Mandy Russell lost their daughter Kelly at the age of just 31 to bowel cancer.
Her life expectancy was drastically cut short after her cancer treatment was stopped as a direct result of the Covid-19 response.
We’re asking the government and the NHS to boost cancer services to tackle the cancer diagnosis and treatment backlog caused by Covid-19.
#Catch up with cancer – Latest
RTUK and the Catch up with Cancer campaign unveil dramatic visual representation of cancer waiting times outside parliament. Over a third of cancer patients across England are waiting beyond Government’s targets for treatment. Giant map of UK to highlight cancer waiting times outside Parliament July 6th 2022. The need for…
Words of sadness and immense gratitude from Prof Pat Price.
Question – Do you have any suggestions for how to get more people diagnosed quicker? The previously announced £10 billion investment in NHS Community Diagnostic Hubs is welcome and will increase access to faster diagnosis, but their potential will only be realised with a wholesale review of the entire cancer…
More than 50 MPs call on Prime Minister to introduce “radical new cancer plan” to halt current cancer crisis Cancer campaigners have today handed a letter signed by more than 50 parliamentarians to Downing Street urging the Prime Minister to deliver a “radical new cancer plan” to address the cancer…
On 1st March 2022 the #catchupwithcancer campaign held an MP drop-in event at Westminster to raise awareness of the cancer backlog across the UK and highlight radiotherapy as one of the key solutions to address this growing crisis. Over 60 MP’s from all political parties called in to discuss what was…
This is our latest call for help to deal with the cancer backlog.
Find out more about the campaign and latest plea for help in our video that explains all.
Pleased to say that Radiotherapy UK were part of the award winning team with Tendo Consulting at the PRCA Public Affairs Awards winning Best In-House Consultancy Collaboration 2021 for our work on the #CatchUpWithCancer campaign.
Here’s how you can get involved
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Together, we can make sure we #CatchUpWithCancer.
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