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  • 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

  • Important notice

      Have you seen one of these clothes banks? We have not authorised their use. Please report any sightings to Police Scotland on 101 (Incident number 2791 dated 08/04/18). Thank you

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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,