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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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…

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…

UPDATE “A Celebration of Cancer Care throughout the COVID 19 Pandemic” Free Cancer Across Healthcare Webinar

We have to deliver our annual Cancer Across Healthcare Event a little differently this year. Please see below message from our Lead Cancer Nurse Tina Grose at the RD&E. The Peninsula Cancer Alliance alongside some of our local charities and trusts have collaborated to put on a free virtual study…

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…

Cancer Campaigns in November 2021

This November brings a variety of cancer campaigns.  Mouth Cancer Action Month is the UK’s biggest charity campaign for mouth cancer awareness. Taking place throughout November, thousands of amazing people go out into their communities to raise awareness of mouth cancer and share the important message of being mouthaware. More…