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Check4Cancer and Cigna UK shortlisted for ‘Diagnostics care provider of the year’ at Health Investor Awards 2016
In June 2016, Check4Cancer and Cigna UK were shortlisted for ‘Diagnostics care provider of the year’ at Health Investor Awards 2016.
Check4Cancer and BNY Mellon runners-up at Employee Benefits Awards 2016
Check4Cancer and BNY Mellon received recognition at the Employee Benefits Awards 2016, achieving runner up position for ‘Be...
Cervical cancer and HPV: how a virus is helping early detection and prevention
Great strides have been made in the detection and treatment of cervical cancer since the national Cervical Screening Programm...
“Milestone” breast cancer study paves way to new treatments
A major new study – the largest of its kind ever undertaken – has been hailed as a milestone in the understanding of brea...
Cervical cancer: HPV test introduced in England
A “superior” test for cervical cancer is now being offered to millions of women following a successful pilot programme in...
SkinHealth UK reminds Brits of the importance of sun protection during the summer
Extended periods of sunshine may be as difficult as ever to predict during the Great British summer – but that gives us all...
Check4Cancer seminar shows how businesses can help to fight cancer
Delegates from leading businesses gathered at Home House in London on 31 May 2016 to hear well-known experts discuss the curr...
Reducing cancer risk: the one simple step you can take NOW
A new report suggests that over the next two decades the UK could be hit by 670,000 new cases of cancer that have an entirely...
Should You Tell Your Boss If You Have Cancer?
Under the current legislation you don’t have to tell your boss if you have cancer. The worry for many people is what it mea...
Cigna and SkinHealth UK join forces to launch skin cancer diagnostic clinics
20 June 2016 - Cigna UK HealthCare Benefits (Cigna) and SkinHealth UK have formed an alliance to offer Cigna customers skin c...
Top 10 questions & answers about cervical cancer
To mark Cervical Cancer Awareness Week – a UK-wide initiative led by Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust – Mr Julli...
Ignoring cancer symptoms: new study shows Britons “worry about wasting GP’s time”
A new study funded by Cancer Research UK has shown that people are not reporting cancer alarm symptoms because they are worri...
Employers relying on knee-jerk approach for staff with cancer, says Cancer in the Workplace 2016 research
Employers are being left exposed to the fallout from cancer cases by a lack of specific planning, support and management acco...
Breast cancer: self-exam must be made priority
Gordon Wishart, Professor of Cancer Surgery and Chief Medical Officer of Check4Cancer has called for self-examination to be a...
Skin cancer – what to look for, when to act
To mark Skin Cancer Awareness Month (May), Per Hall, Clinical Advisor for SkinHealth UK, talks about skin cancer awarene...
Prostate cancer: almost one in five “lethally ignorant”
A new survey carried out by a leading prostate cancer charity has revealed a serious lack of awareness among men about their ...
Bowel cancer – detection, prevention and cure
To mark Bowel Cancer Awareness Month Justin Davies, Clinical Adviser for Check4Cancer, talks about new developments in s...
Viewpoint: Five things you need to know about the NHS and employee health
Increasing pressure on NHS resources and the squeeze on funding means employees face more limited services and potential dela...
Prostate cancer and early detection
To mark Prostate Cancer Awareness Month (March) Vincent Gnanapragasam, Clinical Director for ProstateHealth UK, talks about t...
Cancer cases increased by 12%
New figures released by Cancer Research UK have shown a 12% increase in the rate of cancer since the mid-90s. More than 352,...
Skin cancer – you’re not just at risk during summer
Whilst we often complain about grey winter days, winter sun can bring hidden dangers – especially for those enjoying winter...
Top ten cancer facts everyone should know
1. Globally, one in every eight deaths is caused by cancer – more than malaria, tuberculosis and AIDS combined. According t...
Cancer detection and prevention: a message for World Cancer Day, 4 February 2016
2015 proved a turbulent year for national and international politics – but the news that dominated the New Year was cancer,...
Exercise could be new treatment for prostate cancer
A newly launched Cancer Research UK study could be the first step towards exercise training being introduced as a new NHS tre...