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  • SCF celebrates 20th anniversary

    This year, the Scottish Cancer Foundation is 20 years young! To celebrate 20 years of supporting collaborative cancer prevention research; we are publishing our very first newsletter. Read, share, and enjoy: https://docs.scottishcancerfoundation.org.uk/news/Issue_1_Nov_17.pdf   If you would like to sign up to receive our annual newsletter directly to your inbox, please

  • Major award could lead to better cancer treatments

                                                                                                       

  • 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

  • £500 prize for health promotion video

    Do you have a health promotion activity for the staff in your health board area that you would like to showcase? The Scottish Cancer Prevention Network, funded through the Foundation, aims to promote a healthy lifestyle to lower the risk of cancer. They are keen to engage with those who

  • Great to have you on board, Katie!

    Katie Lindsay has joined the SCF and SCPN as a Research and Development Officer. Katie has been placed with us as she is participating in Charityworks, the UK non-profit sector’s graduate programme. Over the next year Katie will be helping to raise the profile of the SCPN through our social

  • The SCPN Newsletter Volume 8, Issue 3

    The latest issue of the SCPN newsletter is now available. In this issue Achieving a tobacco-free generation by 2034 and improving the reach of Scotland’s cancer screening programmes are among the topics covered in Volume 8, Issue 3. In the science section we have the CUP report on Diet, Nutrition,

  • 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