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Artificial intelligence (AI) could be used to speed up diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer for NHS and private patients th...
Using AI safely in skin cancer diagnosis
In recent weeks Health Secretary Steve Barclay has announced that the NHS should consider using robots to plug workforce shor...
Cancer crisis at ‘watershed moment’ as cancer pathway is ‘overwhelmed’ and upward trend in excess cancer deaths ‘likely to continue’ – The Lancet Oncology
In a paper published in The Lancet Oncology, dated 14 December 2022, leading oncologists and doctors have set out the despera...
12 ways to reduce your cancer risk
Did you know that more than 40% of all cancers diagnosed in the UK are attributed to lifestyle and environmental factors1&nbs...
Britain’s cancer shame - with the worst survival rates in the G7
The Express has reported that recent NHS data shows that the average wait to start cancer treatment is now 55 days.  The...
Professor Wishart speaks on LBC Radio about breast cancer and endometriosis
Professor Gordon Wishart, founder, and Chief Medical Officer at Check4Cancer talks with Shelagh Fogarty on LBC radio about ho...
Bowel cancer screening helped save my life
At Check4Cancer we strongly believe that cancer screening saves lives. Cancer screening is designed to detect cancers before ...
Check4Cancer announces new Deputy Chief Medical Officer
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Simon Russell as Deputy Chief Medical Officer. Professor R...
Check4Cancer is a finalist in the 2022 Laing Buisson Healthcare Awards
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce that our digital skin cancer pathway has been chosen by the Laing Buisson judges as a f...
M&S partners with Check4Cancer to offer their colleagues personalised cancer screening
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce that one of the high street’s leading retailers, M&S, has partnered with Check4Ca...
Healthcare Markets – digitalising cancer pathways
The pandemic has driven digitalisation across healthcare services, including cancer care and lockdown saw Check4Cancer start ...
The 7 signs and symptoms of bowel cancer to look out for
Over 42,000 people in the UK are diagnosed with bowel cancer (also known as colorectal or colon cancer) each year, making thi...
Check4Cancer announces partnership with Doctify
Check4Cancer is pleased to announce our partnership with Doctify, the UK’s leading independent online healthcare review pla...
Check4Cancer wins Innovate UK Smart Grant Award
Check4Cancer has been awarded a Smart Grant Award from Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, for its digital skin cancer...
BBC DNA Family Secrets - genetic testing for BRCA gene variants
DNA Family Secrets is a show commissioned by the BBC and hosted by Stacey Dooley, which explores the growing popularity of ge...
Professor Wishart features in ITV film on Ian Paterson - 'Bodies of Evidence: The Butcher Surgeon
Rouge breast surgeon, Ian Paterson who is currently serving a 20-year jail sentence for ‘botched operations’ which were p...
Check4Cancer achieves ISO 27001 accreditation
We are very pleased to announce that Check4Cancer has recently received ISO 27001 certification.  ISO 27001 is the inter...
Professor Andrew Beggs answers some of the most pressing questions around bowel cancer in our 'Ask the Expert' blog
To mark Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, we spoke with Professor Andrew Beggs, Check4Cancer’s Clinical Advisor for bowel cance...
Cancer survival in England is not improving – here’s what needs to be done
There has been a lot of press coverage this week on the back of The Health and Social Care Committee’s announcement that th...
UK not making enough progress on 75% target of diagnosing cancer at an early stage
The Health and Social Care Committee has warned that NHS England is struggling to make progress on its flagship 2028 target o...
Britain is facing a cancer care timebomb
Professor Wishart, Chief Medical Officer at Check4Cancer has written an article for The Spectator on how Britain is facing a ...
How prostate cancer screening saved my partner's life
At Check4Cancer we strongly believe that cancer screening saves lives. Cancer screening is designed to detect cancers before ...
7 common cancer symptoms you shouldn’t ignore
One in two Britons born after 1960 will be diagnosed with some form of cancer during their lifetime1. Cancer Research UK...
Check4Cancer is shortlisted in two award categories in the 2022 Health Investor Awards
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in both the ‘Technology Provider of the Year’ and ‘...