Scottish Cancer Prevention Network

Events

The Global Cancer Burden: Necessity is the Mother of Prevention

Speaker: Dr Christopher P. Wild Director, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Lyon, France The number of new cancer cases worldwide is escalating. Combined with spiralling treatment costs, no country will be able to treat its way out of the cancer problem. Consequently a higher priority must be placed on prevention. Much is known […]

  • RSE, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ
  • (6:00 - 7:30 pm)

  • July 10, 2017

  • FREE

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Talking About Cancer: Free Online Cancer Awareness Course from Cancer Research UK

Information provided by Cancer Research UK: TALKING ABOUT CANCER: FREE ONLINE CANCER AWARENESS COURSE FROM CANCER RESEARCH UK Sign up at http://www.cruk.org/talkingaboutcancer Runs from Monday 27 February and takes 3 hours, at your own pace. The course is mobile-friendly, so you can take part on any device.   1 in 2 people will develop cancer […]

  • February 27, 2017

  • Free

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Talk Cancer: Cancer Awareness Training from Cancer Research UK

Information provided by Cancer Research UK: Talk Cancer is a training programme to help you feel confident talking to people about ways to reduce the risk of cancer, spotting cancer early and screening. It’s for anyone who can promote health and wellbeing as part of their role.   Our hands-on, friendly and positive workshops and […]

  • Renfield Centre, Glasgow
  • 09:30 - 12:30

  • November 15, 2016

  • £120 per person (or free with a bursary place)

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World Cancer Congress in Paris

The World Cancer Congress is an award winning conference that is now acknowledged by the global cancer community as the leading international event in cancer implementation science. Delegates thrive on its programme’s stimulating and innovative features which enable them to exchange best practices in cancer control in a collaborative and inspiring environment. This global conference […]

  • Palais des Congrès de Paris, 2 Place de la Porte Maillot, 75017 Paris, France
  • 09:00 31st October - 16:00 3rd November

  • October 31, 2016

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The Scottish Cancer Conference 2016

In March 2016, the Scottish Government published its cancer strategy for the next five years – Beating Cancer: Ambition and Action. It sets out 50 key actions, and £100m of funding – across the cancer pathway. This conference will examine some of the key themes of Beating Cancer, discuss progress to date and highlight future […]

  • Surgeons' Hall, Nicolson St, Edinburgh EH8, UK
  • 08:15 - 17:00

  • November 21, 2016

  • £45/£75/£119/£225

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We Can, I Can 2017

  Join us on Monday 6th February for our 2017 conference, adopting the World Cancer Day theme of ‘We Can, I Can.’ We will present you with some of the latest evidence on risk factors associated with cancer and provide you with information on what is happening in Scotland to tackle the lifestyle factors which impact on cancer e.g. obesity, […]

  • The Merchants' Hall, 22 Hanover St, Edinburgh, EH2 2EP
  • 09:45-16:00 (Registration begins at 09:15)

  • February 6, 2017

  • £60 Per Delegate

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Is Cancer Screening Good For Your Health?

The Scottish Cancer Foundation are delighted to announce that Professor Julietta Patnick CBE has accepted their invitation to deliver the 2016 Cruden Foundation Lecture at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on September 12th. This Lecture will look at Cancer Screening within a UK perspective – discussing the risks and benefits to public health. Professor Patnick was Director […]

  • Royal Society of Edinburgh, 26 George St, Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ, UK
  • 18:00 - 20:00

  • September 12, 2016

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Detect Cancer Early: Progress & Potential

The first Detect Cancer Early (DCE) Conference will be a one day seminar, aimed at everyone with an interest in the earlier detection of cancer in Scotland. With a turning point in lifetime incidence due to an aging population, and 2016 marking the year cancer became Scotland’s biggest killer, early detection is more important than […]

  • Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA
  • 09:00 - 16:00

  • September 2, 2016

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We Can, I Can | The SCPN Conference 2016

Our 2016 Conference is entitled ‘We Can, I Can’ as we celebrate World Cancer Day – the 4th February 2016. The conference, held in the heart of Edinburgh, aims to bring you the latest evidence on lifestyle and cancer risk. To find out more information, view the programme and book a place:

  • The Merchants' Hall, Hanover Street, Edinburgh
  • February 4, 2016

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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 […]