Emlyn leads the policy development team at Cancer Research UK. His team is responsible for developing the charity's position on areas of public policy on a range of issues, including how Government can support a thriving research environment, how NHS cancer services are run and how charity laws should be reformed. His previous roles include policy positions at the Wellcome Trust, The Academy of Medical Sciences, and a secondment to the Office for Life Sciences to support the development of the Life Sciences Industrial Strategy. He is part of the first cohort of the Academy of Medical Sciences ‘Future Leaders in Innovation, Enterprise and Research’ (FLIER) programme.
For the Prime Minister to reach her ambitions of 3 in 4 cancer patients diagnosed early in the next 10 years, NHS staff shortages must be addressed.
We explore our latest report showing that thousands of cancer patients are missing out on genetic tests for targeted cancer drugs.
Now that the Independent Cancer Taskforce has published its five-year strategy for cancer, we ask: what happens next?
Last Friday was the deadline to submit evidence to NHS England’s Cancer Taskforce – and we, like many others, put in a response. Read what it included.
The Government must keep its promise over high-quality gene tests for cancer patients
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