• Prevention needs to be given greater role in reducing cancer burden

    A new response is needed to the growing cancer burden around the world that involves giving greater priority to prevention and early detection, says the Director of the International Agency for Research in Cancer (IARC). Dr Christopher Wild said that despite improvements in cancer care, no country can afford “to

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Scottish Cancer Foundation Charity Dinner: Reflections from the Chef

    Brian Maule, chef at the outstanding Chardon d’Or restaurant in Glasgow where the Scottish Cancer Foundation charity dinner was held on 5th October, has shared his reflections on the event.  We are very grateful for Brian’s magnificent contribution, not only in preparing a wonderful dinner, but for his commitment to

  • 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

  • The SCPN Newsletter: Volume 7, Issue 3

    The summer issue of the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network newsletter is now available, featuring an overview of physical activity devices and apps (which one should you choose?), rethinking sugar-related fundraising activities and recognising and overcoming an alcohol addiction, as the usual comprehensive breakdown of this quarter’s cancer prevention news and research

  • The SCPN Newsletter: Volume 7, Issue 2

    The SCPN Newsletter: Volume 7, Issue 2

    The Scottish Cancer Prevention Network have today published the Spring issue of their newsletter, featuring Scotland’s new cancer strategy, human rights and cancer prevention, the updated Eatwell guidelines, as well as the usual comprehensive breakdown of this quarter’s cancer prevention news and research which readers have come to expect from the SCPN. You

  • Professor Tessa Holyoake

    Major Award for Glasgow Cancer Specialist

    A cancer specialist who has made Glasgow into one of the world’s leading centres for leukaemia research has been awarded the Scottish Cancer Foundation’s inaugural prize which honours individuals prominent in the fight against cancer. The work carried out by Professor Tessa Holyoake, Director of the Paul O’Gorman Leukaemia Research

  • WCRF Continuous Update Project: Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Breast Cancer Survivors

    The report on Diet, nutrition, physical activity and breast cancer survivors’ produced by The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) presents the latest findings from the Continuous Update Project (CUP). The systematic literature review on diet, nutrition and physical activity included three clinically important outcomes namely all-cause mortality, breast cancer mortality,

  • 4th Edition of the European Code Against Cancer

    The 4th edition of The European Code Against Cancer produced by The International Agency for Cancer Research (IARC) presents information on 12 ways to adopt healthier lifestyles and boost cancer prevention across Europe. The work is focussed on individual action that all European citizens can make to significantly reduce their