• NHS launches tool to improve bowel cancer screening for people with sight loss

    13 May 2024

    An adapted test kit will make bowel screening more accessible

  • NHS England launches genetic testing programme for people with Jewish ancestry

    2 February 2024

    A simple saliva test will be offered to diagnose for BRCA gene mutations to identify cancer risk early

  • New figures show a third of women do not attend their breast screening appointment

    30 January 2024

    NHS England is calling for women to come forward for breast screening when invited following latest figures which show 35.4% did not attend their appointments following an invitation

  • Tens of thousands of women set to benefit from NHS drug to prevent breast cancer

    7 November 2023

  • NHS England launches lung cancer symptoms awareness campaign

    18 September 2023

    The campaign will focus on the key symptom of lung cancer – a cough that lasts for three weeks or more - and will encourage those who have this symptom to contact their GP practice.

  • NHS England launches `Reducing cancer barriers' campaign

    4 September 2023

    It will encourage people who are experiencing potential signs of cancer to contact their GP practice to help increase earlier diagnosis and improve outcomes

  • NHS England and Morrisons partnership puts vital cancer awareness messaging on underwear labels

    22 August 2023

    The first-of-its-kind venture provides shoppers with signs and symptoms of breast and testicular cancers

  • Cancer Patient Experience Survey results out now

    20 July 2023

     Cancer patients have rated their overall experience as 8.88 out of 10 in the 2022 CPES

  • Cancer support worker wins national award

    23 May 2023

    Charlie Gepilga, a uro-oncology support worker at East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, receives national recognition from the chief nurse for being `an inspiration' to fellow colleagues and patients.

  • Targeted Prostate Health Check wins national recognition at HSJ awards

    24 March 2023

    Surrey and Sussex Cancer Alliance (SSCA) and virtual hospital provider, Medefer, have swept to victory in the HSJ Partnership Awards with the Targeted Prostate Health Check.