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  • The Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize & Evans Forrest Medal

    The Scottish Cancer foundation invites nominations for the 2019 Prize which will be for a Cancer Researcher working in the field of General Practice. A medical degree is not mandatory. Criteria for the prize alternates each year between: Researchers in General Practice (2019) Epidemiologists (2020) Applicants may be nominated or

  • New PhD Opportunity: Doctoral Training Fellowship in Cancer Prevention

    The Scottish Cancer Foundation (SCF) focuses on Cancer Prevention, and wishes to promote research, collaborative working across Scotland and public engagement in this area.  Accordingly, the Foundation wishes to invest in the future of Cancer Prevention by providing motivated early-career individuals with research training opportunities in this area and has

  • SCF Lecture: Prostate Cancer- a disease of our time

    On Monday 17th June at 6pm, Scottish Cancer Foundation alongside the Royal Society of Edinburgh hosted a lecture on Prostate cancer delivered by Freddie C. Hamdy FRCSEd, FRCS, FMedSci, Nuffield Professor of Surgery & Urology, University of Oxford. Freddie Hamdy is the Nuffield Professor of Surgery at the University of Oxford, UK,

  • Scottish Cancer Foundation Lecture

    Prostate Cancer: a disease of our time Prostate cancer continues to pose considerable controversies, and to attract interest and attention from the public, the media, scientists and urologists alike. From molecular biology and gigantic leaps in technology, to high-quality randomised controlled trials of screening and treatment, never before has the

  • Satellite Meeting-Two weeks left to Register

    Interested in obesity, physical activity, body composition or cancer survivorship? Register here Action on weight management in cancer – developing an evidence base to support intervention trials – views from the NIHR Cancer and Nutrition collaboration research group on cancer prevention and screening. Satellite meeting for the European Congress on

  • Grant received from Tay Charitable Trust

    Scottish Cancer Foundation wish to express their sincere thanks to Tay Charitable Trust for their generous donation towards our work into cancer prevention. This is an area where funding is extremely hard to obtain and the Foundation want to assure Tay Charitable Trust that their contribution will be put to

  • SCPN Conference on World Cancer Day

    On Monday 4th February SCPN, supported by the Scottish Cancer Foundation, celebrated World Cancer Day with their annual conference. It was held at The National Museum on Scotland in Edinburgh, a beautiful and inspiring building which was a fitting venue for the influential speakers from academia, government and practice, but

  • 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