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  • The Latest SCF Newsletter is Out Now!

    This issue focusing on this year’s winner of the Scottish Cancer Prevention Prize and Evans Forrest Medal, Katie Robb. There’s also important information about the aims and activities of Scottish Cancer Foundation, including a workshop hosted by SCF in February developing lifestyle interventions for people diagnosed with breast, colorectal and

  • Glasgow Scientist Wins Top Award

    Dr Katie Robb, a researcher focused on improving the earlier diagnosis of cancer and reducing inequalities for cancer patients, has won the prestigious 2018 Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize. The prize, an honour that recognises excellence in cancer prevention, is awarded with up to £10,000 of funding. Dr Robb plans to

  • Scottish Cancer Foundation Lecture

    Malcolm Dunlop (MRC Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine will be delivering the Scottish Cancer Foundation Lecture at The Scottish Cancer Conference on Monday 19th November at Surgeons Hall in Edinburgh.

  • The Latest SCPN Newsletter is Out Now!

    In this issue the SCPN have focused on the Scottish Government’s new delivery plan on A healthier future-Scotland’s diet and healthy weight delivery plan which was published in July 2018. Cancer experts were asked for their comments on the plan. Three cancer charities are showcased, detailing how they’re working in

  • 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