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

Applications are open for our Art & Design competition, from final year students at Scotland’s Art Colleges.

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

  • New evidence linking liver cancer to body weight

Maya Monteiro, Deputy Head of Health Information, World Cancer Research Fund UK   In 2012, 4,703 cases of liver cancer were diagnosed in the UK. Liver cancer is more common in men than in women and risk increases with age. Sufferers are often asymptomatic until the disease is advanced, late diagnosis resulting in poor survival rates.   The […]

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Healthy Meetings

Scorecard Front
  • 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

Doc Andrew Murray
  • Interview: Dr Andrew Murray

Profile Dr Andrew Murray GP, Sports and Exercise Medicine Consultant, Runner, Speaker | @docandrewmurray   What do you enjoy most about your job?   I enjoy a sense of purpose. Our former CMO Harry Burns is right in pointing out that the human body functions best with a sense of direction and clear aims. […]

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  • Lower and Upper College Hall, University of St Andrews
  • 09:00 - 18:30 (Drinks Reception in the last hour)

  • June 8, 2015

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