This video, produced by Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, with funding provided by their in-house charity Friends of the Cancer Centre, outlines the what patients can expect at Belfast before, during and after radiotherapy treatment.
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They will be played in the waiting rooms of general practitioners across Australia (through Tonic Health Media) for the next two years. You can find more videos and patient stories on the Targeting Cancer website by clicking here.
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The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists have kindly allowed us to feature 3 videos they have produced explaining radiotherapy to patients. These videos were produced in Australia by The Targeting Cancer Campaign team in collaboration with Tonic Health Media.
This video, developed by Brainlab, together with the American Brain Tumour Association, features information about Brain Metastases and radiotherapy treatment. It tells the story about Brenda, a patient who developed brain metastases and how she dealt with her diagnosis.
This video, produced by Southend Hospital, aims to demystify radiotherapy and provide reassurance to patients about to undergo treatment
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All 3 videos show real patient stories about the value of radiation therapy and also emphasise the safety, effectiveness, cost effectiveness and sophisticated technologies involved with radiation therapy.
In this video, early stage breast cancer patient Mary, describes her treatment journey with SD-IORT and the difference being offered SD-IORT by her surgeon made to her breast cancer treatment experience.
This video describes the patient journey for DIBH (deep inspiration breath hold) treatment at The Harley Street Clinic. Along with patient testimonials and consultant commentary.
APPGRT video hub
Westminster Hall debate from 10th January 2018 on patient travel times for cancer treatment. Tim Farron MP
Westminster Hall Debate 8th January 2019. Early diagnosis and the cancer workforce in the NHS long-term plan. Tim Farron MP
Westminster Hall Debate 8th January 2019. Early diagnosis and the cancer workforce in the NHS long-term plan. Response from Health Minister Steve Brine MP
House of Commons, 23rd October 2018. Grahame Morris MP asked the Minister if he will ensure that NHS England enables NHS trusts to provide advanced radiotherapy treatment.
Westminster Hall Debate 8th January 2019. Early diagnosis and the cancer workforce in the NHS long-term plan. Grahame Morris MP
House of Commons, 18th July 2019. General Debate on the spending of the Department of Health on Non-Invasive Precision Therapies. Grahame Morris MP, Tim Farron MP, Gillian Keegan MP and Seema Kennedy MP
House of Commons, 16th October 2019. Debate on the Address.
Liz McInnes MP raises radiotherapy workforce concerns.
House of Commons, 23rd October 2019. Debate on the Address.
Tim Farron MP discusses APPGRT manifesto and inquiry
House of Commons, 30th September 2019. Grahame Morris MP secures meeting with Edward Argar MP, Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)