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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...
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...
Combating Cancer 2021 Report
Check4Cancer is delighted to feature in The Times as part of Raconteur's 'Combating Cancer 2021 Report'.  The 16-page sp...
Why cancer screening must form part of employee benefit & wellbeing programmes
With a huge backlog of 3 million missed screenings in 2020 and tens of thousands of undiagnosed patients, the NHS faces an up...
Philip Housden joins Check4Cancer as non-executive director
Check4Cancer has announced that Philip Housden has joined its board as a non-executive director. Managing director of&n...
Demystifying the facts about HPV & the importance of cervical cancer screening
This Cervical Screening Awareness Week, from 14th – 20th June 2021, we are demystifying facts about HPV and celebrating the...
Ask the Expert – Cervical Cancer Screening in Women Aged 50+
To mark Cervical Cancer Screening Awareness Week from 14 – 20 June, we spoke to Mr Jullien Brady, Consultant Gynaecologist ...
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 serious is the NHS cancer backlog?
Professor Gordon Wishart, Check4Cancer’s Chief Medical Officer shares his thoughts with Clare Delmar from The Focal Therapy...
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...
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...
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. ...
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 blog we’re covering t...
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...