MP presses David Cameron for better cancer care
MP Tessa Munt has met the Prime Minister with top
clinical oncologist Nick Van As and England Rugby Star and campaigner
Lawrence Dallaglio to call for better care for cancer patients.
were there to press David Cameron on increasing access to advanced
radiotherapy for cancer patients," said Tessa.
"In many situations, this type of cutting edge radiotherapy
is more effective, quicker, less painful, and cheaper than drugs,
yet the Government currently spends far more on pills than radiotherapy."
The MP has asked over 200 Parliamentary questions on the issue
and held many meetings with experts, ministers and cancer patients.
was an important milestone to finally brief the Prime Minister
on this," she added.
"He's promised to go and look at the problems and our solutions
and we're hopeful that he'll come back with the right answers."