§ Joan Ruddock
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the timetable is for the drafting of the new breast cancer guidelines by the British Association of Survival Oncology. 
§ Yvette Cooper
The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) was established to provide national evidence based guidelines. NICE have been commissioned to review and update the Improving Outcomes Guidance in Breast Cancer published in 1996. The review of the breast cancer guidance is due to be published in 2001–02.