Tessa was joined by Top Clinical Oncologist, Nick Van As and England Rugby Star and campaigner Lawrence Dallaglio yesterday at Number 10 Downing Street.
The team were there to press David Cameron on increasing access to advanced radiotherapy for cancer patients.
“In many instances, this type of cutting edge radiotherapy is more effective, quicker, less painful, and cheaper than drugs, yet the Government currently chooses to spend far more on pills, than radiotherapy.
After asking over 200 Parliamentary questions on this issue and countless meetings with experts, Ministers and people in need of treatment it was an important milestone to finally brief the Prime Minister.
He’s promised to go away and look at the problems and our solutions and we’re hopeful that he’ll come back with the right answers.
3rd October 2014