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Check4Cancer wins ‘Innovation in Health Tech’ award at the 2021 Laing Buisson Awards
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce that ‘MyCancerRisk’, an online cancer risk assessment tool developed by Check4Cance...
Vitality Men’s Cancer Awareness with Professor Gordon Wishart
Professor Gordon Wishart, founder and chief medical officer at Check4Cancer talks to Vitality coach, Jamie Monk about cancers...
Be Skin Aware - protecting your skin in the winter
It may be cold and dark outside and the last thing on your mind during the winter months is protecting yourself from the sun,...
Why employee cancer risk and prevention should feature in wellbeing programmes
Professor Gordon Wishart, founder and chief medical officer at Check4Cancer discusses with Tracey Ward, head of business deve...
The state of cancer services and screening opportunities
Professor Gordon Wishart, founder, and chief medical officer at Check4Cancer speaks with Vitality host and deputy chief medic...
Employers must embrace easy-access cancer screening for better health outcomes
The chances of surviving cancer significantly increase if it is detected early. Screening tests help to detect cancer before ...
Have you got the balls to check yourself?
November every year marks Men’s Health Awareness Month in which it is now known commonly as ‘Movember’, which aims to r...
The 7 common signs of lung cancer you should be aware of
Lung cancer is still the biggest cancer killer of men and women in the UK. 85% of cases are related to smoking; sadly, almost...
Ask the Expert - Menopause and breast cancer
Professor Gordon Wishart, founder, and chief medical officer at Check4Cancer, with more than 30 years experience as a breast ...
A long-term strategy for cancer services
Cancer survival rates in the UK lagged behind many western countries long before the pandemic. As attention turns to the NHS ...
Professor Andrew Beggs joins Check4Cancer’s Medical Advisory Board
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce that Professor Andrew Beggs has recently joined Check4Cancer’s Medical Advisory Board...
Handy guide to performing a breast self-examination in 6 steps
Breast Cancer Awareness Month marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for...
Ask the Expert - Maria Daultrey discusses how to be breast aware by regularly checking your breasts
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is marked in countries across the world every October, helping to increase attention and suppor...
Professor Gordon Wishart speaks with Times Radio on the unexpected impact of the fuel crisis on cancer treatment
Professor Gordon Wishart, Check4Cancer’s Chief Medical Officer and Visiting Professor of Cancer Surgery at Anglia Ruskin Un...
Check4Cancer presents at the British Dermatological Nursing Group’s 30th Annual Conference
The 30th Annual Conference of the British Dermatological Nursing Group (BDNG) which has over 2,200 members has been held this...
9 reasons why you should get screened for cancer
Cancer survival rates in the UK are set to reach their lowest in 15 years, with over 3 million people missing routine cancer ...
Reduce your cancer risk with lifestyle changes that you can make today
One out of two Britons born after 1960 will get cancer during their lifetime which is a very alarming and sobering figure. Di...
Check4Cancer receives a nomination in the 2021 Laing Buisson Healthcare Awards
Check4Cancer is delighted to announce that ‘MyCancerRisk’, an online cancer risk assessment tool developed by Check4Cance...
Ask the Expert - What are the three main types of skin cancer you need to be aware of and how to spot it
Claire Crilly, a Check4Cancer Skin Cancer Specialist Nurse, discusses the three main types of skin cancer you need to be awar...
Prostate Cancer - Dan Wood speaks of his journey from the initial screening to being treated by a urologist
Dan Wood, a Mott McDonald employee shares his experience of being screened for prostate cancer through his flexible employee ...
Sarah Beck, a Registered Genetic Counsellor at Check4Cancer, answers your questions about the risks of inheriting and the benefits of testing for an inherited genetic predisposition to ovarian cancer
Sarah Beck, a Registered Genetic Counsellor at Check4Cancer, answers your questions about the risks of inheriting and the ben...
Men’s melanoma skin cancer rates have increased by 50% over the last decade in the UK
A recent report published by Cancer Research UK1 comments on a worrying trend that men’s melanoma skin cancer rates have in...
Lockdown didn't save lives from cancer
Professor Wishart, Chief Medical Officer at Check4Cancer has written an article for The Spectator on how cancer treatment sho...
Ask the Expert: Professor Gordon Wishart discusses the importance of screening mammograms to detect early breast cancer
Around one in seven women in the UK are diagnosed with breast cancer1 at some point in their lives. Early detection remains o...