• The Scottish Cancer Foundation 2023 Lecture

    We are pleased to announce that Dr Elisabete Weiderpass, Director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), will deliver The Scottish Cancer Foundation lecture at the The Royal Society of Edinburgh on Friday 1st  December 2023.  This Hybrid event is now open for bookings.  To attend in person

  • Preventing cancer – who cares?

    This Scottish Cancer Foundation session is part of the RSE Curious – Under the Surface Collection Date: 13, September 2023, 2pm Venue: The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ Fee: Free Speakers: Professor Annie S. Anderson; Professor Robert Steele This group discussion will delve into challenging questions

  • Scottish Cancer Conference 2023

    Save the date! The Scottish Cancer Conference 2023 will take place on Monday 27th November at the University of Strathclyde’s Technology & Innovation Centre in Glasgow.  the theme of the 2023 conference will be: “Scotland’s new Cancer Strategy – Ten years in the future, what does success look like?Further information

  • The Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize & Evans Forrest Medal 2023

    The Prize, up to £10,000, is supported by the Grant Simpson Trust. It is accompanied by the Evans Forrest Medal, named in recognition of the founders of the Scottish Cancer Foundation. The Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize & Evans Forrest Medal for 2023 will be launching soon.  If you would like

  • Cancer Prevention Action Week – 20 -26 February 2023

    We are delighted to continue to work alongside The World Cancer Research Fund whose theme for Cancer Prevention Action Week 2023 is cutting down on processed meat to help reduce the risk of bowel cancer. Find out more about the Great British Sarnie Swap here…..Cancer Prevention Action Week – the

  • Time to have your say on alcohol advertising and promotion in Scotland

    Concerned about alcohol and cancer ? Have alcohol  adverts and promotions in Scotland got it right? Scottish Government are consulting on this topic … let your voice be heard here…Restricting alcohol advertising and promotion: consultation – ( Consultation closes on Thursday 9th March 2023

  • PhD Studentships funded by SCF

    Name of Student Björk Aston Project Title:  Building complex Colorectal cancer models to explore clinical impediments in drug discovery and sensitivity Start date 03/10/2022 Institution University of Glasgow Supervisor/s Ross Cagan Short paragraph outlining the project: Colorectal cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths globally. The current therapeutic options

  • The Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize & Evans Forest Medal 2021

    Theme: outstanding contribution to the maintenance and/or recovery of cancer services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Winner: Miss Theofano Tikka, MSc, FRCS (ORL-HNS) Recently completed ENT Registrar training (West of Scotland Deanery) PhD candidate (Strathclyde University) Current post-CCT fellow at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London The Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize and

  • The Scottish Cancer Foundation 2022 Lecture

    HOPES AND HYPES: THE ROLE OF GENETICS IN CANCER PREVENTION AND TREATMENT Professor Anneke Lucassen The Royal Society of Edinburgh in partnership with the Scottish Cancer Foundation recently held this event featuring Professor Anneke Lucassen, Professor of Genomic Medicine and Director of the Centre for Personalised Medicine, University of Oxford.

  • 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