The incidence of common cancers is rising. Check4Cancer works with employers, their insurers and their advisers to help employees become the first line of defence through early detection and education services.
Check4Cancer offers BowelCheck, BreastCheck, GynaeCheck, LungCheck, ProstateCheck and SkinCheck, all governed by globally renowned cancer specialist consultants.
Based in Cambridge with close links to the University and pioneering medical community, we offer a national service to employers across the UK either in their workplace or in one of our UK wide clinics.
Prof. Gordon. C. Wishart
Chief Medical Officer
Professor Gordon Wishart studied at Edinburgh University Medical School and trained in general, breast & endocrine surgery in the West of Scotland deanery. He completed a Cancer Research Campaign Research Fellowship at the CRC Beatson Laboratories in Glasgow in 1989 leading to award of a MD entitled “Aspects of multidrug resistance in breast cancer” in 1992. Following his initial appointment as a consultant breast & endocrine surgeon in Sussex in 1995, he moved to Cambridge in 1998 to develop the breast unit at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, now known as the Cambridge Breast Unit. As clinical director of the Cambridge Breast Unit (CBU) from 2005-2010 he played a significant role in developing the CBU as a breast centre with a national and international reputation for research and clinical excellence. He was appointed as visiting Professor of Cancer Surgery at Anglia Ruskin University in 2008 and has an international reputation in the field of clinical breast cancer research. He recently led a team that developed and validated the new PREDICT
breast cancer survival and treatment benefit model.
CFO and COO in international blue-chip FMCG organisations including Diageo, Findus, Pepsi and United Biscuits. Recently specialising in operational turnaround to a variety of B2B businesses.
Bill has industrial and private equity background where he has led numerous successful transactions in the role of CEO, CFO and Chairman.
He is a Founding Director of the Institute for Turnaround.