This issue focuses on this year’s winner of the Scottish Cancer Prevention Prize and Evans Forrest Medal, Dr Christine Campbell. There’s also important information about the aims and activities of Scottish Cancer Foundation, and the success of one of our previous medal winners, Sheila Duffy, Chief Executive of ASH Scotland.  You can also read about the vital work conducted by SCPN raising awareness about cancer prevention through social media, blog posts and our exciting award for public engagement with research. You can read all of this and more, here

  • 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

  • The Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize & Evans Forrest Medal

    The Scottish Cancer Foundation will be announcing the criteria for nominations for the 2021 Prize very soon.  WATCH THIS SPACE!

  • SCPN e-digest – Issue 3 – November 2020

    All articles from the e-digest can be viewed here

  • Scottish Cancer Foundation PhD Opportunity

    We are excited to advertise shortly a new Scottish Cancer Foundation PhD Studentship looking at improving cancer preventive behaviours in cancer patients and their families. Cancer prevention is vital given ever increasing cancer cases and spiralling costs of cancer treatment. The challenge is that supporting people to live a cancer preventive lifestyle (not smoking, being

  • SCPN e-digest Issue 2

    All articles from this issue can be accessed here

  • Skydive Fundraising Success for SCF

    When Elma Nicoll jumped out of a plane thousands of feet over Perthshire, the Scottish Cancer Foundation earned almost £27 for every 100 feet she dropped.   Elma was fulfilling a lifelong ambition to take part in a skydive and, in the process, honoured the memory of her father and

  • The Latest SCF Newsletter is Out Now!

    This issue focuses on this year’s winner of the Scottish Cancer Prevention Prize and Evans Forrest Medal, Dr Christine Campbell. There’s also important information about the aims and activities of Scottish Cancer Foundation, and the success of one of our previous medal winners, Sheila Duffy, Chief Executive of ASH Scotland. 

  • Major honour for Scots researcher

    A Scots researcher whose work on cancer screening has helped to save lives around the world is this year’s winner of the Scottish Cancer Foundation prize which recognises excellence in cancer care and prevention.   Dr Christine Campbell, of the University of Edinburgh’s Usher Institute, has led a series of

  • 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