Scottish Cancer Prevention Network

Events

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.  

#IAmAndIWill | 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 on Scotland in Edinburgh, a beautiful and inspiring building which we hope was a fitting venue for the messages we heard throughout the day.   Programme   9:15 Registration Tea and […]

  • The National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF
  • 9:15am - 4:30pm

  • February 4, 2019

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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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The Scottish Cancer Conference 2017

The Scottish Cancer Conference, now holding its twelfth 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 sooner. Hosted by Cancer Research UK […]

  • Surgeons' Hall, Nicolson St, Edinburgh EH8, UK
  • 09:00 - 16:00 (Plus Drinks Reception and Scottish Cancer Foundation Prizegiving until 19:00)

  • November 20, 2017

  • £45 (Patient/Carer/Public) / £75 (Voluntary, Charity, NHS Nurses) / £119 (Academia, Public Sector, Other NHS) / £225 (Commercial Sector, Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry)

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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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