Scottish Cancer Prevention Network


Category Archives: Conference


Mar 18

Healthy Staff Awards

We had a great day on Monday 5th February celebrating World Cancer Day with our #WeCanICan conference. Held in Edinburgh, we had well over a hundred delegates gather to hear the experts present the latest evidence and practice to help the people of Scotland prevent cancer. If you weren’t able to join us you can […]

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Oct 17

****£500 prize for health promotion video****

Do you have a health promotion activity for the staff in your health board area that you would like to showcase? As a network which aims to promote a healthy lifestyle to lower the risk of cancer, we are keen to engage with those who can put opportunities in place to facilitate healthy individual behaviours. […]

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Sep 15

The global burden of disease study 2013

A recently published study by Newton et al report that lifestyle behaviours have the greatest impact on Disability-adjusted life-years (DALY) with high body mass index taking second place after smoking for women and dietary risks overtaking smoking as lead cause of DALY’s in men. The contribution of dietary components other ...

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Feb 15

Do A Little, Gain A Lot

We’re happy to announce that our ‘Do a Little, Gain a Lot’ conference on the 4th of February (World Cancer Day), was a great success. We heard from a range of speakers, including Professor Nanette Mutrie MBE, who had the entire audience up and active (see image), and Minister for Health, Shona Robison MSP, who […]

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