Scottish Cancer Prevention Network

A physically active childhood – an international perspective

The childhood obesity epidemic is being tackled head on around the world, including here in Scotland (See the Daily Mile on
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A physically active childhood – an international perspective

Carcinogens in the workplace

Prof Andrew Watterson, Occupational and Environmental Health Research Group, University of Stirling Legislation to protect workers against health and safety risks
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Carcinogens in the workplace

Sit Less, Get Active

Learning about how to Sit Less, Get Active and fight inactivity is a key message for cancer risk reduction. The
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Sit Less, Get Active

Promoting physical activity in the workplace

Participating in physical activity improves overall health and wellbeing, reducing the risk of disease and having a better quality of
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Promoting physical activity in the workplace

Another approach to menopausal vasomotor symptom control?

  The NICE guideline on diagnosis and management of menopause recommends that menopausal women (and their support network) should receive advice
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Another approach to menopausal vasomotor symptom control?

Stomach cancer awareness

Stomach Cancer is currently the third leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide with 1,000,000 new cases diagnosed each year. In
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Stomach cancer awareness

Obesity – sugar tax actions and more

  Obesity increases the risk of 10 cancers including bowel, breast and advanced prostate cancer. The SCPN welcomes all actions that
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Obesity – sugar tax actions and more

The Daily Mile

The latest data from 2012 show that children are becoming less active, with only 21% of boys and 16% girls
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The Daily Mile
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The SCPN Blog

Our blog features regular updates on the world of cancer prevention and up-to-date research, accompanied by personal anecdotes from our co-directors and various guest writers. 

Newsletter

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

We are delighted to announce Stuart Clark as this years' winner of The SCPN Art & Design Prize for Creative Communication, the first from product design.

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.


Stacking The Odds

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.

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Scottish Cancer Foundation

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

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