• The 2019 winner of the Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize and Evans Forrest Medal is Dr. Christine Campbell from The University of Edinburgh.

    Dr Campbell stood out to the Board of Directors due to her contribution to cancer screening, leading a series of research studies which have improved the understanding and effectiveness of screening programmes both in the UK and overseas. In addition, Dr Campbell’s work has sought to understand the factors that can improve participation in screening […]

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  • Prof Sir Patrick Forrest

    Professor Sir Pat Forrest Obituary

    Professor Sir Pat Forrest, who founded the Scottish Cancer Foundation along with Professor John Evans, died at the age of 98 on August 7, 2021. He was truly one of the giants of 20th century surgery, and his contributions to the management of breast cancer were unparalleled. Not only did he carry out several seminal […]

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  • New PhD Opportunity: Doctoral Training Fellowship in Cancer Prevention

    DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 31ST MAY 2021 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 […]

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  • The Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize & Evans Forrest Medal

    The Scottish Cancer Foundation invites nominations for the 2021 Prize which will be for an individual or organisation that has made an outstanding contribution to the maintenance and/or recovery of cancer services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Applicants may be nominated or self-nominated. The applicant(s) must be living and working in Scotland at the time of […]

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  • SCPN e-digest – Issue 3 – November 2020

    All articles from the e-digest can be viewed here

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  • 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 physically active, having a healthy […]

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  • SCPN e-digest Issue 2

    All articles from this issue can be accessed here

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  • 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 send us an email to […]

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  • £500 prize for health promotion video

    Do you have a health promotion activity for the staff in your health board area that you would like to showcase? The Scottish Cancer Prevention Network, funded through the Foundation, aims to promote a healthy lifestyle to lower the risk of cancer. They are keen to engage with those who can put opportunities in place […]

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  • The SCPN Newsletter Volume 8, Issue 3

    The latest issue of the SCPN newsletter is now available. In this issue Achieving a tobacco-free generation by 2034 and improving the reach of Scotland’s cancer screening programmes are among the topics covered in Volume 8, Issue 3. In the science section we have the CUP report on Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Breast Cancer […]

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