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1st January 2024

Take three simple steps to reduce your cervical cancer risk during January’s Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Women and people with a cervix are being encouraged to take three easy steps to significantly reduce their risk of developing cervical cancer, as part of Humber and North Yorkshire…
Announcements
15th December 2023

Cancer Alliance stakeholder newsletter – December 2023

Click here to read the latest edition of Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance’s stakeholder newsletter. This edition includes updates on: Simon Morritt’s appointment as Chair Lung Health Checks rollout…
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23rd November 2023

NHS campaign launched in light of the 120,000+ women and people with a cervix across region who are not up to date with their cervical screening

The NHS, Roche Diagnostics UK and Ireland, and Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, together with local partners across North Lincolnshire have launched a public awareness campaign – Let’s Talk Cervical Screening…
Announcements
22nd November 2023

Simon Morritt appointed as new Chair of the Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance

Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Morritt as its new Chair. Simon takes up the role immediately and will manage his Cancer…
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21st November 2023

NHS Bus-ting Cancer Tour is making a stop in Grimsby

This November, the NHS in England takes the ‘Bus-ting Cancer Tour’ to brand new locations with NHS staff in a specially designed bus travelling across the country to encourage people…
AnnouncementsPersonalised CareTreatment and Pathways
14th November 2023

2022 U16 Cancer Patient Experience Survey results published

The 2022 under-16 Cancer Patient Experience Survey (U16 CPES) results have been published. Click here to view the results. The annual national survey, now in its third year, measures children’s…
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8th November 2023

An NHS service offering potentially life-saving lung health checks has launched in East Riding of Yorkshire

Around 350 past and current smokers in the Withernsea area have become the first people in the East Riding of Yorkshire to take up the offer of a free NHS…
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1st November 2023

Why you might spot a giant pair of inflatable lungs at St Stephen’s shopping centre in Hull today

To mark the start of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance has joined forces with Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation and NHS England to bring a…
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12th October 2023

Cancer Alliance Stakeholder Newsletter – October 2023

Click here to read the latest edition of the Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance's stakeholder newsletter. This edition includes updates on: The Humber and North Yorkshire annual conference 2023…
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5th October 2023

Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance hosts annual conference

On Thursday, 21st September 2023, Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance was pleased to host its annual conference at MKM Stadium in Hull. The conference celebrated the work that is…
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27th September 2023

Blog: Chair of Humber and North Yorkshire ICB, Sue Symington visits Lung Health Check mobile unit

Earlier this month, I embarked on a unique journey to Tesco on Market Street in Grimsby. My destination was not the grocery store’s shelves, but rather a cutting-edge medical facility…
AnnouncementsAwareness and Early Diagnosis
18th September 2023

NHS Urges People In Humber and North Yorkshire To Come Forward for Life Saving Cancer Checks

People in Humber and North Yorkshire who have had a cough for three weeks or more are being encouraged to contact their GP practice and come forward for lifesaving checks…
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4th September 2023

Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance urges people to ‘get to know themselves’ to help diagnose and rule out cancer faster

Cancer Alliance is encouraging earlier diagnosis of cancer, as it tours Humber and North Yorkshire urging people aged 50 and over to be more body vigilant.
Awareness and Early Diagnosis
21st August 2023

NHS partners with Morrisons in Humber and North Yorkshire to put vital cancer awareness messaging on underwear labels

From today, Morrisons shoppers in Humber and North Yorkshire will find NHS advice on underwear labels urging them to contact their GP practice if they spot potential symptoms of breast…
Awareness and Early DiagnosisLung Health Checks
21st August 2023

NHS Lung Health Check service now available to eligible people in Grimsby

An NHS Targeted Lung Health Check Service, which is helping to save lives through earlier diagnosis of lung cancer and other conditions, is now being offered to eligible participants living…
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1st August 2023

Cancer Alliance Stakeholder Newsletter – August 2023

Click here to read the latest edition of the Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance's stakeholder newsletter. This edition includes updates on: The Cancer Alliance 75,000km challenge New Clinical Delivery…
AnnouncementsPersonalised Care
20th July 2023

Cancer Alliance welcomes 2022 Cancer Patient Experience Survey results

Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance welcomes the publication of the 2022 Cancer Patient Experience Survey (CPES) results. Now in its 14th year, the CPES results help organisations that commission…
Awareness and Early Diagnosis
30th June 2023

Cancer Alliance goes the extra mile to celebrate the NHS’s 75th birthday

As NHS colleagues prepare to take part in local parkruns across the country to celebrate the NHS turning 75, Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance staff are marking the milestone…
AnnouncementsAwareness and Early DiagnosisLung Health Checks
27th June 2023

Cancer Alliance welcomes lung screening announcement

Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance welcomes the Department of Health and Social Care announcement (Monday, 26th June 2023) that a national targeted lung cancer screening programme will be introduced…
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19th June 2023

Let’s talk cervical screening: Local hairdressers and beauticians start a new topic of conversation with clients

If you ask someone what they talk to their hairdresser or beautician about, you might expect answers such as social events, holiday plans, and family updates. However, several salons in…
Diagnostics
9th June 2023

Four new Community Diagnostic Centres (CDCs) announced in Humber and North Yorkshire

The Health and Social Care Secretary has today (Friday, 9th June) confirmed eight new Community Diagnostic Centres (CDCs) will open by the end of the year – with four of…
Awareness and Early DiagnosisPersonalised Care
26th May 2023

Tracy’s call to others to protect themselves in the sun after her skin cancer diagnosis

Tracy, 50, from Beverley, East Yorkshire, was a regular sunbed user and never really took sun safety seriously until she developed skin cancer six years ago. Tracy is now sharing…
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25th May 2023

Cancer Alliance Stakeholder Newsletter – May 2023

Click here to read the latest edition of the Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance's stakeholder newsletter. This edition includes updates on: The Cancer Alliance annual report The appointment of…
AnnouncementsCancer Diagnosis and InnovationsTreatment and Pathways
16th May 2023

Funding secured for new Scunthorpe Community Diagnostic Centre

Funding has been secured for a new £19.4 million Community Diagnostic Centre to be built in Scunthorpe Town Centre. The centre – which is due to begin offering some services…
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15th May 2023

I am surrounded at home and work by love and support. But this is my experience, my cancer, my challenge – Sue’s story

Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance has launched a new content series, in which people who are currently undergoing cancer diagnosis, treatment or care share their thoughts on what it…
Stakeholder Updates
9th May 2023

Cancer Alliance 22/23 annual report published

We are pleased to announce that Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance’s 22/23 annual report has been published. Click here to read the report, which captures the Cancer Alliance’s work…
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3rd May 2023

Cancer Alliance appoints Kartikae Grover as new clinical director

Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Kartikae Grover as its new Clinical Director. Kartikae will play a key role in bringing together the…
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2nd May 2023

Call to outdoor workers, who are three times more likely to develop skin cancer, to protect themselves from harmful UV rays

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and as the weather across the UK heats up, Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance has joined forces with Macmillan, SKCIN and MKM Building…
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26th April 2023

Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist Day – The role of the Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist

Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS) play a vital role for people with cancer, supporting them to navigate services, explaining treatment plans, listening to people’s needs and preferences and being their…
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24th April 2023

Most deprived communities more likely to receive early lung cancer diagnosis thanks to NHS trucks

People in deprived areas are now more likely to be diagnosed with lung cancer at an earlier stage, thanks to the success of NHS lung trucks. For the first time…
Personalised Care
21st April 2023

Under 16 Cancer Patient Experience Survey

A diagnosis of childhood cancer understandably has a devastating impact on the emotional health and wellbeing of the child and their family, both during and after treatment. Children and young…
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1st April 2023

Cancer Alliance urges people to recognise bowel cancer signs and symptoms and take up screening

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month and Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance, which works to improve cancer services, care and outcomes across Humber and North Yorkshire, is calling on…
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22nd March 2023

Free NHS Lung Health Check service now available to thousands of people in North East Lincolnshire

More than 19,000 people in North East Lincolnshire are being invited for a free NHS Targeted Lung Health Check, which can identify potential lung problems earlier when they are easier…
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11th March 2023

NHS On-the-spot liver scans find one in ten people have liver damage that could lead to deadly cancer

A new initiative to check for liver cancer in high-risk communities has been rolled out as part of a major NHS drive to catch more cancers earlier and save lives.    …
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10th March 2023

Cancer Alliance Stakeholder Newsletter – March 2023

Click here to read the latest edition of Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance’s stakeholder newsletter. This edition includes updates on: Free NHS Targeted Lung Health Check service launching in North…
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6th March 2023

Thousands more people in Humber and North Yorkshire to be checked for lung cancer every year – thanks to £1.1m investment in new CT scanner

An extra 7,000 people in Humber and North Yorkshire could receive potentially life-saving lung scans every year, following the acquisition of another CT scanning unit by partners working together to…
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3rd March 2023

Make the swap and stop smoking!

March the 8th is No Smoking Day 2023, and a great opportunity to have a go at quitting for good. Stopping smoking improves your brain health and reduces your chance…
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20th February 2023

Blog: Wendy Scott, the Managing Director of the Humber and North Yorkshire Collaboration of Acute Providers

Hello colleagues, I am Wendy Scott, the Managing Director of the Humber and North Yorkshire Collaboration of Acute Providers, more commonly referred to as CAP – we love an acronym…
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6th February 2023

Blog: NHS Targeted Lung Health Check Programme launches in North East Lincolnshire

An update from Stuart Baugh, Programme Director for Humber and North Yorkshire NHS Targeted Lung Health Check Programme, as it launches in North East Lincolnshire.  Following the success of Lung…
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17th January 2023

Cancer Alliance offers awareness sessions to encourage people to come forward for cervical screening

Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance is encouraging people to come forward for cervical screening by offering free cervical screening awareness sessions during Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (23rd – 29th…
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9th January 2023

Lung Health Check’s: David’s story

David, from Hull, had never had any problems with his lungs but when he was invited for a Lung Health Check by his GP in January 2022, as an ex-smoker,…
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19th December 2022

Cancer Alliance Stakeholder Newsletter – December 2022

Click here to read the latest edition of Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance’s stakeholder newsletter. This edition includes updates on: Appointment of new Cancer Alliance Chair New cancer support service…
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15th November 2022

Stephen Eames CBE appointed as Chair of the Cancer Alliance

Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance is pleased to announce that Stephen Eames CBE has been appointed as its new Chair. Stephen succeeds Phil Mettam as Chair of the Cancer…
Lucy Turner new Cancer Alliance Managing DirectorBlog
7th November 2022

Blog: Meet the Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance’s Managing Director…

Hello, I’m Lucy Turner, the newly appointed Managing Director of the Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance. I’m looking forward to re-joining you from 1st January 2023, having previously served…
Personalised Care
2nd November 2022

Under 16 Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2021 results published

The 2021 results of the Under 16 Cancer Patient Experience Survey (U16 CPES) have been published. The U16 CPES measures experiences of tumour and cancer care for children across England.…
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28th October 2022

Cancer Champions training gave me the confidence to book my screening: Syeda’s story

Syeda first heard about the Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance Cancer Champions training through a local community group. Having sadly lost her aunt to lung cancer and previously being…
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28th October 2022

Cancer Alliance Stakeholder Newsletter – October 2022

Click here to read the latest edition of Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance’s stakeholder newsletter. This edition includes updates on: New Managing Director - Lucy Turner Addition of another…
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20th October 2022

Protect yourself and your NHS this winter

The NHS is urging people to get vaccinated as soon as possible in the fight against both flu and COVID-19 this winter. Health bosses are emphasising that vaccination is the…
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20th October 2022

Cancer Alliance delivers cancer screening talks to over 100 students at CU Scarborough

The Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance has delivered cancer screening sessions to over 100 students at CU Scarborough who are looking to pursue a career in Health and Social…
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10th October 2022

Health and care collaboration to ease pressure on urgent care services this winter

NHS and care services across Humber and North Yorkshire are under huge pressure – with more than 1,000 people a day attending emergency departments in the region. This pressure has…
Lucy Turner new Cancer Alliance Managing DirectorAnnouncements
30th September 2022

Cancer Alliance pleased to announce the appointment of Lucy Turner as Managing Director

The Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Lucy Turner as Managing Director.
Awareness and Early Diagnosis
30th September 2022

Cancer Alliance statement: National Screening Committee’s lung cancer screening recommendation

The National Screening Committee has recommended the introduction of lung cancer screening for people aged between 55 and 74 who smoke or have previously smoked. Dr Stuart Baugh, Clinical Director,…
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8th August 2022

Blog: The Cancer Alliance has worked with partners to develop clinics to help people experiencing breast pain but no other symptoms

Breast pain, although common in women of all ages, can cause a lot of anxiety. The question ‘do I have cancer?’ is often put to GPs by patients who are…
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5th August 2022

Cancer Alliance Stakeholder Newsletter – August 2022

Click here to read the latest edition of Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance’s stakeholder newsletter. This edition includes updates on: Milestone reached in Lung Health Check Programme Launch of breast…
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4th August 2022

Supporting patients to access appointments

The Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership’s Outpatients Transformation Programme has launched two short animations to support patients to access appointments. The animations aim to support and empower…
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2nd August 2022

NHS launches awareness campaign in Humber and North Yorkshire for England’s most deadly cancer

The NHS in Humber and North Yorkshire is encouraging people with symptoms such as a long-standing persistent cough, to contact their GP practice for potentially lifesaving checks in its latest…
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27th July 2022

NHS Targeted Lung Health Check service moves to East Hull

A high-tech mobile screening unit, which is helping to save lives through earlier diagnosis of lung cancer and other conditions, has moved to East Hull. The NHS Targeted Lung Health…
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22nd July 2022

Cancer Patient Experience Survey results published

The 2021 Cancer Patient Experience Survey (CPES) results have been published. What is the Cancer Patient Experience Survey The survey has been carried out annually since 2010. It helps organisations…
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20th June 2022

Cervical Screening Awareness Week

Cervical Screening Awareness Week (20-26 June) is championed by Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and raises the profile of cervical screening by sharing tips and experiences for those who find accessing screening…
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14th June 2022

Charity shop raises £20k for cancer equipment

A charity shop in Cleethorpes has raised £20,000, which will benefit bowel cancer patients at Grimsby hospital. Sea View Cancer Charity Shop has been drumming up funds for the Health…
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10th June 2022

Cancer Alliance Stakeholder Newsletter – June 2022

Click here to read the latest edition of Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance's stakeholder newsletter. This edition includes updates on: The Cancer Alliance’s 2021/22 annual report launch A patient…
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25th May 2022

Latest Cancer Quality of Life survey results published

The latest set of results for the Cancer Quality of Life Survey have been released. The survey aims to find out how quality of life may have changed for people…
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16th May 2022

Cancer Alliance’s 2021/22 annual report published

We are pleased to announce that the 2021/22 Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance annual report has been published. The annual report captures the Cancer Alliance’s work and documents the…
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12th May 2022

3,000 people could benefit from ‘life saving checks’ as NHS lung health check service moves to Tesco Superstore in Orchard Park

3,000 people could benefit from ‘life saving checks’ as NHS lung health check service moves to Tesco Superstore in Orchard ParkA high-tech mobile screening unit, which is helping to save…
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9th May 2022

Living with Ovarian Cancer: Helen’s story

Helen Heagren, from Grimsby, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2016. Six years later, she is living with cancer and has shared her story in the hope that it will…
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30th April 2022

Smokers and former smokers asked to share their views in a survey commissioned by the Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership

Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership are inviting current and former smokers, living across our region, to take part in a confidential survey designed to find out how they…
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22nd April 2022

Cancer Alliance Stakeholder Newsletter – April 2022

The latest edition of Cancer Alliance stakeholder newsletter is now available. This edition includes updates from across the Cancer Alliance and leads with the announcement of the Cancer Alliance's rebrand…
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19th April 2022

Raising Awareness of Cancer: Allyson’s Story

Allyson lives in the East Riding of Yorkshire and began her career in the NHS at the age of 17. After retiring in 2018, Allyson noted that she had ‘never…
Involvement OpportunitiesPersonalised Care
11th April 2022

Under 16 Cancer Patient Experience Survey

Children under 16 who received NHS cancer care during 2021 are being invited to take part in the Under 16 Cancer Patient Experience survey. The NHS wants to hear from…
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5th April 2022

Raising Awareness of Prostate Cancer: Andrew’s story

Andrew Markham, a Warehouse Operative from Brigg, was diagnosed with prostate cancer when he was 63. After receiving treatment in November, Andrew is now sharing his experience to encourage other…
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1st April 2022

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, a fantastic annual opportunity to raise awareness of the fourth most common cancer in the UK.Bowel cancer is also the UK’s second biggest cancer…
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1st April 2022

Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance rebranded to Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance

Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance has been renamed as Humber and North Yorkshire Cancer Alliance, effective from today (Friday 1st April). The Cancer Alliance has changed its name to…
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15th March 2022

National Clinical Nurse Specialist Awareness Day

Tuesday 15th March is National Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist awareness day. We are supporting the #NationalCancerCNSday campaign to help shine a spotlight on the role which is often referred to…
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10th March 2022

NHS seeks views on proposed new standards for cancer

The NHS is launching a consultation on proposed new standards that will help diagnose more cancers earlier and save more lives. Developed with clinical leaders, the proposals – supported by NHS…
Image of a man playing with a jack in a box toy. The images also says 'don't let the thought of cancer play on your mind'.Awareness and Early Diagnosis
2nd March 2022

NHS Chief Launches New Campaign To Combat The Fear Of Cancer

A new campaign taking a radically different approach to detecting cancer early for patients, when it is easier to treat, has been announced today by NHS chief executive Amanda Pritchard.…
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17th February 2022

Find the missing men prostate cancer awareness

Why we’re backing Prostate Cancer UK & NHS England’s new campaign Prostate cancer is more common than you think. It’s the most common cancer in men. 1 in 8 men…
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16th February 2022

Cancer Alliance News – February 2022

The latest edition of Cancer Alliance News is now available. This edition includes updates from across Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance and leads with a welcome word from our…
Awareness and Early DiagnosisNational Campaigns
14th February 2022

“Cervical screening saves lives” says national campaign

Today the Department of Health and Social Care, together with NHS England and NHS Improvement, are launching a Help Us Help You – Cervical Screening Campaign, to highlight the benefits…
A man receiving a CT scan as part of the Targeted Lung Health Check Programme. A radiographer is pictured next to him, operating the CT scanner.Awareness and Early Diagnosis
1st February 2022

More than 8,000 past and current smokers are set to benefit from an NHS lung health check as the service moves to North Hull

More than 8,000 people in Hull, who may be at increased risk of lung cancer, will be next to benefit from an NHS lung health check service, which is helping…
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14th January 2022

The Cancer Champion Programme reaches 3,000 milestone: Blog from Dr Dan Cottingham

In a blog for Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership, Dr Dan Cottingham, CRUK GP Lead for the Cancer Alliance reflects on the impact and achievements of the…
Jo, a research fellow at Hull York Medical School.Cancer Champions
12th January 2022

Local Cancer Champions share their stories to celebrate 3,000 milestone

More than 3,000 people in Humber, Coast and Vale have now completed Cancer Champion training – helping to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of cancer and encourage early…
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12th January 2022

Number of Cancer Champions in Humber, Coast and Vale passes 3,000 milestone

More than 3,000 people in Humber, Coast and Vale have now completed Cancer Champion training – helping to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of cancer and encourage early…
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16th December 2021

December 2021 Stakeholder Update

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15th December 2021

Cancer Alliance appoints Simon Cox as manager

Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Cox as managing director. Simon will play a crucial role in bringing together all the different…
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13th December 2021

Cancer Champions: Nicola’s story

In her job as a Community Pharmacist, Nicola spends her day supporting and building relationships with local people. Three months into her role, Nicola noticed something different about one of…
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6th December 2021

Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2021

NHS England and Improvement has launched its 2021 national Cancer Patient Experience Survey (CPES). The survey asks for feedback from patients, aged 16 and over*, who were treated for cancer…
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1st December 2021

Thousands of people set to benefit as NHS lung health checks confirmed for North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire

Past and current smokers in North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire will be invited to a NHS lung health check service in a drive to improve earlier diagnosis of lung…
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18th November 2021

First set of results released for national Cancer Quality of Life Survey

The first set of results for the NHS England and NHS Improvement and NHS Digital Cancer Quality of Life Survey have been released via an online dashboard. The results show…
Headshot of Graham, a Lung Health Check participant. He's wearing a white t shirt and glasses.Awareness and Early Diagnosis
7th October 2021

Lung Health Checks: Graham’s story

"I first became aware of the Lung Health Check service in March 2020, when me and my wife were invited to attend an appointment at Lidl car park. I wasn’t…
Headshot of Catherine, a lung health check participant. She has long black hair and is smiling.Awareness and Early Diagnosis
7th October 2021

Lung Health Checks: Catherine’s story

As a Hull resident, who is aged 58 and a current smoker, Catherine was invited to attend a lung health check in July 2021. Here Catherine tells us what happened…
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6th October 2021

New diagnostics capacity to boost access to care in Humber, Coast and Vale

People living in Humber, Coast and Vale are set to benefit from earlier diagnostic tests, provided closer to home thanks to investment in new mobile MRI and CT scanning facilities.…
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30th September 2021

September 2021 Stakeholder Update

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Personalised Care
28th September 2021

YOU CANcervive – Let’s Talk Cancer

A new podcast hosted by people affected cancer has launched in Yorkshire. YOU CANcervive – Let’s Talk Cancer aims to encourage more open conversation to raise awareness of common signs…
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22nd September 2021

NHS launches new national COVID Cancer Antibody Survey

The NHS has launched a national COVID Cancer Antibody Survey to assess antibody responses to the COVID-19 vaccines among cancer patients People aged 18 or over, who are living in…
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7th September 2021

Cancer ‘Red Flag’ roadshows for people with Learning Disabilities

Over the next few months, People First Merseyside will be delivering peer led training for people with learning disabilities (and their families and carers) across the Humber, Coast and Vale…
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27th August 2021

Cancer Alliance News – Summer 2021

The Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance Summer 2021 newsletter is now available. The summer edition features details of activity taking place across the Alliance’s programmes of work to support…
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30th June 2021

June 2021 Stakeholder Update

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24th June 2021

Spot the Difference and take action

Early symptoms of lung cancer can be subtle and easy to ignore. A bit of breathlessness is put down to being a bit out of shape. Lack of energy can…
An image of Katy Connolly. She has long brown hair and is smiling at the camera.Awareness and Early DiagnosisCancer Champions
18th June 2021

Finding HPV during a cervical screening: Katy’s story

After a routine cervical screening test, Katy received a letter saying she had abnormal cells. As a Cancer Champion, Katy is now sharing her experience to help tackle the fears…
An image of the van used for lung health checks in Hull. It's a large white trailer with a blue swirl design, and it features the Siemens and Healthineers logos.Awareness and Early Diagnosis
26th May 2021

Targeted Lung Health Checks are back and they have never been more important

Dr Stuart Baugh, Programme Director Lung Health Checks in HullLung Health Checks in Hull are back following a temporary pause due to the coronavirus pandemic. Thanks to the hard work…