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  • 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