The Scottish Cancer Prevention Network is focused on moving evidence on cancer risk reduction into everyday life, practice and policy.
Whilst it is recognised that governments do much to support changing behaviours, we also recognise that there is much more to do, more agencies than can help change, and a need to increase capacity around cancer prevention.
Aims of the network
The aims of the network are:
We recognise that education and awareness raising are the cornerstone to action, but to focus on these alone would be unlikely to bring about the magnitude of change required to reduce the morbidity and mortality of cancer in Scotland.