Scottish Cancer Prevention Network


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The Scottish Cancer Conference 2019

The Scottish Cancer Conference, now holding its 15th event, is a unique gathering of organisations involved with cancer; from patients to pharmaceutical companies and from clinicians to charities. It presents an unrivalled opportunity to share, learn, network and understand the latest developments in our combined efforts to beat cancer

  • The Studio, 67 Hope Street Glasgow, G2 6AE
  • November 18, 2019

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Scottish Cancer Foundation Lecture

The Scottish Cancer Foundation are hosting a joint lecture with The Royal Society of Edinburgh entitled “Prostate Cancer- a disease of our time” Monday 17th of June 6:00pm–7:30pm. The lecture will be delivered by Freddie Hamdy the Nuffield Professor of Surgery at the University of Oxford, UK, Head of the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, […]

  • The Royal Socity of Edinburgh
  • June 17, 2019

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ECL Webinar

European Cancer Leagues are hosting a webinar at 1pm on the 18th of June with Professor Annie Anderson discussing diet, nutrition and cancer. Click here to book your place.

Satellite meeting for the European Congress on Obesity

Action on weight management in cancer – developing an evidence base to support intervention trials – views from the NIHR Cancer and Nutrition collaboration research group on cancer prevention and screening

Satellite meeting for the European Congress on Obesity

Hosted by The Centre for Research into Prevention and Screening (CRiPS), University of Dundee

Supported by the World Cancer Research Fund, Association of Obesity Scotland Network and Scottish Cancer Prevention Network

  • Malmaison hotel, 44 Whitehall Crescent, Dundee, DD1 4AY
  • April 27, 2019

  • £50-£60

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I Am, I Will | The SCPN Conference 2019

We celebrated World Cancer Day on February 4th 2019 by holding our annual SCPN conference. The venue for this year’s conference was The National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh, a beautiful and inspiring building which we hope was a fitting venue for the messages we heard throughout the day.  

Is Cancer Genetic?

Every year, a third of a million people in the UK are told they have cancer. At one level, every cancer is genetic because genes controlling cell division fail. In around 1 in 30 people with the commoner cancers, one copy of a gene is not working correctly from conception. Any cell that loses the […]

  • Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
  • 18:00 - 19:30

  • June 25, 2018

  • Free

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We Can, I Can | The SCPN Conference 2018

    On Monday 5th February we held our 2018 conference, adopting the World Cancer Day theme of ‘We Can, I Can.’ We presented delegates with some of the latest evidence on risk factors associated with cancer and provided information on what is happening in Scotland to tackle the lifestyle factors which impact on cancer e.g. obesity, […]

Obesity and Cancer Awareness Week

The SCPN are supporting Obesity and Cancer Awareness week. Read our Open Letter: Dear Editor We are facing an obesity crisis in Scotland. Figures released last week show that two in every three adults are overweight or obese, meaning people of a healthy weight are now in the minority. The current obesity crisis is clearly linked to […]

  • October 9, 2017

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