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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...
Sarah Beck, a Registered Genetic Counsellor answers your questions about the risks of inheriting and the benefits of testing for prostate gene variants
Sarah Beck, a Registered Genetic Counsellor at Check4Cancer, answers your questions about the risks of inheriting and the ben...
International Women’s Day: A Spotlight on Common Cancers Diagnosed in Women
Differences between men and women are a consistent finding in cancer research. The risk of developing certain cancers, the ty...
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: How can you get tested?
This prostate cancer awareness month, we’ve been focusing on the importance of understanding the symptoms to look out for a...
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Why should you get tested?
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men; however, it often doesn’t have any symptoms in its early stages. We’re ...
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: What are the symptoms?
Knowing what to look out for and recognising suspicious changes to your body is one of the most important ways to catch cance...
Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Who is at risk?
As we approach a year in lockdown, more and more people are missing out on cancer diagnosis or experiencing significant delay...
Skin cancer screening clinics open from 1st March 2021 throughout the UK
If you have concerns about a specific mole or skin lesion, Check4Cancer‘s specialist skin cancer screening clinics are open...
Bowel cancer screening during lockdown: at home tests, delivered to your door
The NHS is under continued pressure due to the ongoing pandemic, resulting in non-urgent services being cancelled or postpone...
Celebrating the women leading the fight against cancer
Whilst we are witnessing gender distribution of scientists and doctors improve, science and medicine have traditionally been ...
Professor Gordon Wishart speaks to BBC News on World Cancer Day
Thursday 4th February was World Cancer Day and our Chief Medical Officer, Professor Gordon Wishart, joined BBC News to discus...
Celebrating the positives this World Cancer Day
World Cancer Day | 4 February 2021  In our current world of uncertainty, here at Check4Cancer we thought we would focus...
The effect of Covid on cancer diagnosis in 2020
The effect of Covid on cancer diagnosis in 2020 1,000 less cancer patients diagnosed every week from April to November 202...
Skin cancer diagnostic clinics open through lockdown
Skin cancer clinics open throughout the UK If you have any concerns about a specific mole or any skin lesion, then Check4Can...
Sarah Beck, Genetic Counsellor at Check4Cancer, discusses what you can expect in a one-hour genetic counselling session
Sarah Beck, Genetic Counsellor at Check4Cancer, discusses what you can expect in a one-hour genetic counselling session What...
Prostate cancer screening during lockdown: manage your health at home
With a third national lockdown underway in the UK, access to essential healthcare services are once again limited and facing ...
At-home HPV testing for cervical cancer screening could help many patients who have missed their cervical screening during lockdown
At-home HPV testing is a safe and effective way to perform cervical screening that will reduce the number of smear test app...