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Raising our awareness of cancer with Professor Gordon Wishart
Professor Wishart, Check4Cancer’s Chief Medical Officer spoke with Jamie Monk, from Vitality UK  this week o...
Is the daily drip of Covid statistics still helpful?
Professor Gordon Wishart, Chief Medical Officer at Check4Cancer has written an article for The Spectator on why we should put...
Professor Wishart discusses with The Spectator how we can begin to catch-up with the backlog of cancer services
An estimated 3 million people missed cancer screening appointments between last April and August alone, resulting in a backlo...
How to spot early signs of skin cancer with simple skin checks
Why should you check your skin for signs of cancer? Malignant melanoma – the deadliest form of skin cancer – is the 5th&...
Are sunbeds safe?
Is it safe to use sunbeds? The short answer is “NO”. Research has proven that sunbeds give off the same harmful UVA and ...
How serious is the NHS cancer backlog?
Professor Gordon Wishart, Check4Cancer’s Chief Medical Officer shares his thoughts with Clare Delmar from The Focal Therapy...
Be Skin Aware - What are the symptoms of skin cancer?
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the UK. However, if caught early, the disease has a 98% survival rate. ...
Cancer experts call for urgent action on the post-pandemic cancer crisis
Top cancer experts, cancer charities, Royal Colleges and MPs have issued an urgent call for the government to move forward fr...
Be Skin Aware - Who is at higher risk of skin cancer?
With the return of outdoor socialising and warmer weather approaching, many of us are looking forward to a summer spent in th...
Ask the Expert: Mr Per Hall discusses the different types of skin cancer as well as skin cancer treatment options to improve patient survival rates
In the second part of our interview with Mr Per Hall, Clinical Advisor for Skin Cancer at Check4Cancer and Consultant Plastic...
Professor Wishart speaks with BBC Look East on NHS waiting times caused by the pandemic
Professor Gordon Wishart, Check4Cancer’s Chief Medical Officer and Visiting Professor of Cancer Surgery at Anglia Ruskin Un...
Ask the Expert: Mr Per Hall answers some of the most commonly asked questions around skin cancer and shares his insights on how to minimise your risk
Mr Per Hall, skin cancer Clinical Advisor for Skin Cancer at Check4Cancer and Consultant Plastic Surgeon, answers some of the...
Why HR should include cancer screening as part of the employee benefits package
Professor Gordon Wishart, Check4Cancer’s Chief Medical Officer discusses with HR Magazine, why HR should include cancer scr...
Ask the Expert - What is a breast cancer risk assessment?
Professor Gordon Wishart, Check4Cancer’s Chief Medical Officer answers questions on MyBreastRisk, a breast cancer risk asse...
Getting tested for bowel cancer
This April is Bowel Cancer Awareness month and we’ve put together a series of blogs to help you protect your bowel health i...
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 bowel cancer
What is bowel cancer genetic testing? 1 in 15 men and 1 in 18 women will develop bowel cancer at some point during their lif...
What are the Symptoms of Bowel Cancer?
It’s Bowel Cancer Awareness month and we’re here to help everyone learn more about bowel health. Over 42,000 people in th...
COVID has caused extensive delays to vital NHS cancer screening services
Millions of people across the UK will be urged to attend vital cancer screening appointments again after COVID delays to the ...
Professor Wishart speaks with The Express on the symptoms of bowel cancer everyone should be aware of
Bowel cancer is increasingly affecting younger people and not all symptoms of bowel cancer are linked to the colon or bowel. ...
Ask the Expert: Myth busting common misconceptions about skin cancer
Caoimhe Sully, a Check4Cancer Skin Cancer Specialist Nurse, dispels some common myths about the risks, signs, and symptoms of...
5 ways to reduce your risk of bowel cancer
April is Bowel Cancer Awareness month so we’re here to help you optimise your bowel health. In this second blog of our four...
Covid kills. But so does cancer...
Professor Gordon Wishart, Check4Cancer’s Chief Medical Officer writes for The Spectator on the subject of the cancer crisis...
7 things everyone should know about bowel cancer
This April, we are proudly supporting Bowel Cancer Awareness month by sharing a series of blogs on bowel cancer – helping y...
Professor Gordon Wishart discusses women’s health with a panel of experts hosted by Vitality UK
Professor Gordon Wishart, Check4Cancer’s Chief Medical Officer took part in a webinar hosted by Vitality on the 29th of&nbs...