Scottish Cancer Prevention Network

Who We Are

Patients, professionals and the public at large; everyone who is willing to make a commitment toward action for cancer prevention is welcome to join the network.

What We Do

The Scottish Cancer Prevention network is focused on moving evidence on cancer risk reduction into everyday life, practice and policy.

How You Can Help

If you would like to contribute to the network in any context, please do not hesitate to get in touch. Or if you have any enquires or feedback we would like to hear from you.


For guidelines, application forms, surveys and other helpful extras please visit here. More information to be added soon.

The SCPN Blog

Please visit the SCPN Blog, where we post regular updates on the world of cancer prevention and up-to-date research.


We recognise that education and awareness raising are the cornerstone to action, and produce a newsletter four times a year, which covers the wide range of our interests.

Art & Design Prize

The SCPN are delighted to announce Stuart Clark as this years Art & Design prizewinner.

Healthy Meetings

The SCPN has developed a scorecard, which focuses on ten highlights that regular meeting attenders agree, represent important examples of good practice for healthy meetings.


The Scottish Cancer Coalition is a partnership of 21 voluntary organisations dedicated to improving cancer services and outcomes for patients in Scotland, and promoting research and prevention efforts.


The Scottish Cancer Foundation is our parent charity and has developed and supports the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network.


Research Dissemination

A Second Chance
  • A Second Chance

With an increasing number of cancer survivors, there is a need to facilitate optimal lifestyles to improve well-being, minimise treatment effects and stack the odds against cancer recurrence. A recent qualitative investigation on the meanings of Body Weight, Diet, and Physical Activity to women who have experienced cancer reported that survivors were uncertain about the […]

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Healthy Meetings

Healthy Meetings Scorecard
  • Welcome to Healthy Meetings

Have you noticed how difficult it can be to attain your daily healthy eating plans, and activity goals, on days where you have meetings greater than 4 hours that span lunchtime? We are proud to announce the release of our Healthy Meetings scorecard, which focuses on ten highlights that regular meeting attenders agree, represent important examples […]

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The SCPN Newsletter

Changes in Cervical screening
  • Scotland to have a State of the Art Bowel Cancer Screening Programme

Screening for colorectal cancer has been offered to everyone between the ages of 50 and 74 in Scotland since 2010.   The programme is based on the test for blood in stool called the Guaiac Faecal Occult Blood Test (gFOBT) which is sent in the mail every two years to people in the appropriate age […]

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  • Feedback survey 2015

Watch out over the next month or two for our annual feedback survey (going out to all signed up network members). This is when you get your say about the activities of SCPN- to tell us what we do well, what we could do better and give us some of your great ideas for new […]

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