• SCF cancer prize 2018 call is now open

    The SCF have opened their call for nominations for the 2018 Cancer Prize. If you are an early career researcher (within 7 years of a PhD, excluding maternity leave) or you know of one who works in any discipline, in cancer prevention, in Scotland please consider this prize. You can read more about the prize […]

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  • SCF director presents at the Cancer Conference 2017

    SCF director Miss Farhat Din delivered a lecture entitled ‘The Role of Cancer in Surgery’ at the Cancer Conference held in Edinburgh in November 2017. Miss Din is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, Chief Scientist office senior clinical fellow and a Consultant colorectal surgeon in NHS Lothian. We have great pleasure in […]

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  • A cheap and simple solution to cancer is proving hard to sell

    This article was published in The Times on January 26 2018. Many thousands of lives were saved in Scotland last week by a healthcare intervention but the news never made the papers or appeared on radio or TV bulletins. The people who benefitted avoided having heart attacks and strokes and never contracted cancer. For them, […]

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  • Major award could lead to better cancer treatments

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  • The SCPN Newsletter Volume 8, Issue 4

    The last issue of the SCPN newsletter for 2017 has recently been published. Articles in this issue, which showcase examples of good practice, include Moving More: a workplace challenge, the Yorkshire bike Library and World Walking. In the science section we give an analysis of some of the latest research underpinning cancer prevention guidance, our […]

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  • Search opens for Scottish cancer champion

    Nominations are being sought for a prestigious prize which honours the person who has made the most significant contribution to reducing the burden of cancer in Scotland. The Scottish Cancer Foundation is inviting applications for the 2017 prize which is open to anyone whose work has had a significant impact on cancer in Scotland. This […]

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  • Fundraising concerts a huge success

      The Scottish Cancer Foundation were honoured to receive the sum of £936.41 which was donated by the audiences at the Haddo House Choral and Operatic Society Carol concerts. We are very grateful to HHCOS and their supporters for their generosity. HHCOS was founded in 1945 by Lady Aberdeen and her husband, David Gordon and […]

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  • Anti-smoking campaigner wins top award

    An anti-tobacco campaigner who has played a leading role in reducing the harm caused by cigarettes in Scotland has been honoured by the Scottish Cancer Foundation. Sheila Duffy, the chief executive of ASH Scotland, is this year’s recipient of Scottish Cancer Foundation prize which recognises individuals who have made an outstanding contribution in the fight […]

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