Don’t Ignore Your Cervical Screening Invite and Are You Ready For Your Screen Test?

Over the next few months at the Peninsula Cancer Alliance we will be highlighting some Cancer Awareness Campaigns in order to improve uptake in Cervical Screening. Don’t Ignore Your Cervical Screening Invite Help us to Help you have launched a new campaign in order to highlight the importance of attending cervical screening appointments, rebooking a missed…

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Virtual Cancer Genetics Course 2022

The course is designed for all healthcare professionals working in primary care and specialist settings including oncology, breast care, gynae-oncology, gastroenterology and screening services. Participants will be equipped with the basics of cancer genetic counselling and sessions will include approaches to genetic testing, management of hereditary cancers and consent taking. The course fee includes access…

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Dermoscopy Beginner Courses Running 2022

Following the success of last years Teams training the below is being offered to GP’s and Oncologists over Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. These courses are our beginner courses, further information will be released regarding the advanced courses. Live Event Thurs 10th March 2022: Introduction to Dermoscopy 09:00am-12:30pm This event has now been completed,…

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World Cancer Day Today!

Today is World Cancer Day! The focus this year is on ‘Close the Care Gap’ a campaign which is all about understanding and recognising the inequities in cancer care around the globe. It’s about having an open mind, challenging assumptions and looking at the hard facts. In healthcare, inequality refers to the uneven distribution of…

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MySunrise Cancer Support App Shortlisted for 2022 HSJ Partnership Award

The Peninsula Cancer Alliance is delighted to announce that the MySunrise App has been shortlisted for HealthTech Partnership of the Year at the HSJ Partnership Awards 2022. These awards recognise outstanding contributions to healthcare in what has been an exceptional and challenging period across the sector. Over 190 entries were received for this year’s HSJ…

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Are you a healthcare professional or healthcare student?

Join Northern Devon Healthcare Trust and Mummy’s Star to learn about not only Mummy’s Star and their work but more importantly provide the opportunity to learn how and why we can provide a positive pregnancy/post-natal experience for women diagnosed at this time. Research shows that pregnant women with cancer can be treated as effectively as…

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Cancer Quality of Life Survey launches its first results !

Quality of life means different things to different people, but it matters to everyone. More people are surviving cancer than ever before – but living with cancer, and the effects of its treatment, can have a negative impact on people’s physical, emotional and social wellbeing. NHS England and NHS Improvement and NHS Digital have launched…

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Get Involved with Movember Challenges this month!

Movember fundraisers are a global community of fired up Mo Bros and Mo Sisters – aka rock stars making a difference in mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer. Who doesn’t love a little friendly competition? Join one of the Movember Challenges to compete with other fundraising teams across your sector to…

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