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  • Cancer prevention work wins top award

    The work of a pioneering project, the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network, that has raised public awareness of the risk of cancer while highlighting the importance of screening and prevention has won an award set up by the broadcaster and actor Stephen Fry. The Scottish Cancer Prevention Network, which is supported

  • SCF Board Members’ Paper of the Year 2018

    The Scottish Cancer Prevention Network, supported by the Scottish Cancer Foundation run a ‘Paper of the Year 2018’ series. Scottish Cancer Foundation Board Members work hard to constantly stay up to date with the latest developments in cancer prevention. Professor Annie Anderson, SCF Board member, selected her publication of 2018

  • #IAmAndIWill SCPN Conference 2019

    We are celebrating World Cancer Day on February 4th 2019 by holding our annual SCPN conference. The venue for this year’s conference is The National Museum on Scotland in Edinburgh, a beautiful and inspiring building which we hope will be a fitting venue for the messages we will hear throughout

  • The Latest SCF Newsletter is Out Now!

    This issue focusing on this year’s winner of the Scottish Cancer Prevention Prize and Evans Forrest Medal, Katie Robb. There’s also important information about the aims and activities of Scottish Cancer Foundation, including a workshop hosted by SCF in February developing lifestyle interventions for people diagnosed with breast, colorectal and

  • Glasgow Scientist Wins Top Award

    Dr Katie Robb, a researcher focused on improving the earlier diagnosis of cancer and reducing inequalities for cancer patients, has won the prestigious 2018 Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize. The prize, an honour that recognises excellence in cancer prevention, is awarded with up to £10,000 of funding. Dr Robb plans to

  • Scottish Cancer Foundation Lecture

    Malcolm Dunlop (MRC Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine will be delivering the Scottish Cancer Foundation Lecture at The Scottish Cancer Conference on Monday 19th November at Surgeons Hall in Edinburgh.

  • The Latest SCPN Newsletter is Out Now!

    In this issue the SCPN have focused on the Scottish Government’s new delivery plan on A healthier future-Scotland’s diet and healthy weight delivery plan which was published in July 2018. Cancer experts were asked for their comments on the plan. Three cancer charities are showcased, detailing how they’re working in

  • SCF cancer prize 2018 call is now closed

    Thank-you to those who sent in nominations, the SCF Board will now meet to consider the nominations and the winner will be announced at The Scottish Cancer Conference on Monday 19th November in Edinburgh.

  • 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

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