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

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…

Dr Joe Mays on BBC Spotlight – Lung Cancer Awareness

Joe featured on BBC spotlight yesterday to talk about the importance of going to your GP with symptoms of lung cancer. The pandemic has had a big affect on patients coming forward and we are trying to spread the message out to the South West; if you are experiencing symptoms…

Stop Smoking and Start Breathing: Stoptober begins tomorrow

It is never too late to stop smoking, and research has shown that if you quit for 28days that you are five time more likely to stop for good. Download the free NHS Quit Smoking app Here: Lets do this !

Cancer Awareness Campaigns in September 2021

This September is going to be a busy month! We have three big cancer awareness campaigns running throughout, please follow the links below to see how you can get more involved and what you can do to help. With all the fundraising and challenges set to go on around the…