Finding Innovative Solutions

Leading on innovations that will provide a better patient experience, and quality of life for people living with and beyond cancer.

Improving Cancer Services

Working together to diagnose patients earlier and improve their treatment options.

Access for everyone

Reducing inequalities and improving healthcare access for the population.

 The Peninsula Cancer Alliance work across Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, and is one of 21 cancer alliances across England, bringing together clinical and other senior leaders and patients.

We plan and lead locally to deliver the ambitions set out in the NHS long-term plan. We work to reduce variation in outcomes and improve access to high quality care by using evidence based interventions across whole pathways, and for our whole population.

For more information visit our projects page to see the work we are doing to transform the diagnosis, treatment and care for cancer patients in their local area.

Peninsula Our Priorities

Our Priorities

Our Priorities

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Cancer Campaigns

Cancer Campaigns

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Getting Support

Getting Support

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Getting Involved

Getting Involved

About The Peninsula Cancer Alliance

We are responsible for leading the local delivery of the national cancer strategy which sets an exciting vision for the transformation of cancer services.

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Latest News form around the Peninsula Cancer Alliance

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

More than 50,000 in Cornwall, Isles of Scilly to be invited for NHS lung health checks

Past and current smokers in six primary care networks will be invited to an NHS lung health check next year in a drive to improve earlier diagnosis of lung cancer and save more lives. With one of the highest mortality rates for lung cancer in England, Cornwall is one of…