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A day in the life of a skin cancer specialist nurse
In celebration of International Nurses Day (12th May) we spoke with a Check4Cancer skin cancer specialist nurse, Rebecca Maxw...
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 ‘...
The importance of screening and reducing your cancer risk
World Cancer Day is marked across the world every year on the 4th February and its purpose is to raise awareness, prevention,...
Podcast with Mr Jullien Brady for Cervical Cancer Prevention Week
Mr Jullien Brady, Check4Cancer’s cervical cancer advisor, and consultant gynaecologist speaks with Aston Lark, insurance br...
Get to know the signs & symptoms of cervical cancer & how you can reduce your risk
Cervical Cancer Prevention Week is from the 17th – 23rd January and we want to educate you on the signs and symptoms of cer...
Why is cervical screening in Wales being extended to every 5 years?
Mr Jullien Brady, Consultant Gynaecologist and Clinical Advisor for cervical cancer at Check4Cancer gives his thoughts on the...
Another lockdown will only fuel the cancer crisis
Professor Wishart, Chief Medical Officer at Check4Cancer has written an article for The Spectator on how another lockdown wil...
Check4Cancer End of Year Review
As 2021 draws to a close we are still in the grip of the pandemic and particularly its devastating impact on the non-Covid el...
Professor Wishart speaks with The Telegraph on aiming for 'super normal' when it comes to cancer services
Professor Gordon Wishart, CMO at Check4Cancer speaks with Alison Pearson and Liam Halligan from The Daily Telegraph on their ...
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 ...