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  • 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

  • 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