• 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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  • Prevention needs to be given greater role in reducing cancer burden

    A new response is needed to the growing cancer burden around the world that involves giving greater priority to prevention and early detection, says the Director of the International Agency for Research in Cancer (IARC). Dr Christopher Wild said that despite improvements in cancer care, no country can afford “to treat its way out of […]

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  • The Scottish Cancer Foundation Charity Dinner: Reflections from the Chef

    Brian Maule, chef at the outstanding Chardon d’Or restaurant in Glasgow where the Scottish Cancer Foundation charity dinner was held on 5th October, has shared his reflections on the event.  We are very grateful for Brian’s magnificent contribution, not only in preparing a wonderful dinner, but for his commitment to the cancer prevention cause articulated […]

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  • 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 which readers have come to […]

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  • 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 can read the Issuu digital […]

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  • 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 Centre at the University of […]

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  • 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, and second primary breast cancer. […]

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  • 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 risk of developing cancer. The […]

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