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May 16

Cancer Prevention Bursary awarded to Dundee Student

A Dundee student who carried out a period of elective study exploring the awareness of cervical cancer symptoms and willingness to undergo cervical screening among Punjabi women has been awarded the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network’s first student elective bursary. The bursary aims to support a student undertaking an ...

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May 16

Good Move are recruiting!

Do you enjoy being active? Want to make a real difference in your local area and help others? Good Move are very excited to announce they are recruiting volunteer Motivators!!!! Volunteer Motivators kindly donate their time to help spread the word about Good Move activities, helping individuals across the city to get more active and ...

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Apr 16

On the 22nd of March, our Co-Director Professor Bob Steele (Clinical Director of the Scottish Bowel Screening Programme), spoke to BBC Radio 4’s ‘Inside Health’ on bowel screening: what it is, how it is done, how screening has affected cancer diagnosis, why people choose not to take the test in Scotland, and the ...

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Feb 16

‘Dear 16-Year-Old Me’ Wins SCPN Communications Prize

We are delighted to announce that the inaugural winner of the SCPN Online Communications Prize is ‘Dear 16-Year-Old Me’ by the David Cornfield Melanoma Fund. Inspired by communications like the YouTube videos by Dr Mike Evans – 23 1/2 hours or ‘What’s the Best Diet? Healthy Eating’ – we wanted to ...

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Dec 15

Every contact counts

Our co-director Professor Annie S. Anderson explains there has never been a better time to stop scaremongering about diet and cancer in National Health Executive. Professor Annie S. Anderson, professor of public health nutrition at the University of Dundee and co-director of the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network (SCPN), says the NHS ...

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Nov 15

Congratulations!

A cancer specialist who has made Glasgow into one of the world’s leading centres for leukaemia research has been awarded the Scottish Cancer Foundation’s inaugural prize which honours individuals prominent in the fight against cancer. The work carried out by Professor Tessa Holyoake, Director of the Paul O’Gorman Leukaemia ...

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Sep 15

Communications Prize

Have you seen the YouTube videos by Dr Mike Evans – 23 1/2 hours or ‘What’s the Best Diet? Healthy Eating’? This type of communication can be a really powerful tool to learn more about health messages. At the next SCPN conference we want to run a competition showcasing  powerful videos about lifestyle behaviours ...

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Aug 15

the wee c

At the SCPN we are supporting the wee c. The wee c hopes to encourage people to overcome their fear and get potential symptoms of cancer checked early, attend regular screening appointments and return bowel screening kits. On Monday 24th August, the wee c launched the campaign’s first initiative #GetChecked.The #getchecked ...

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Aug 15

Better living, Better health

At the SCPN we have been busy this summer producing a lifestyle magazine aimed at women attending the West of Scotland Breast Screening Service.We thought you might be interested to see it too! Better living, better health has a wide variety of articles offering advice on how to stack the odds against developing cancer but […]

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Jul 15

Applications to the Scottish Cancer Foundation Prize and Evans/Forrest Medal are now closed.

Nominations are no longer being accepted for the 2015 Forrest Evans Medal and SCF prize which will be awarded to the person who, in the opinion of the Scottish Cancer Foundation Board, has made the most significant contribution to reducing the burden of cancer in Scotland. We will announce the winner following a decision by […]

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