Why choose us

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Our workplace health programme is unique

  • We’re the world’s leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research, influence and information. We’ve been at the heart of progress that has seen survival double in the last 40 years

  • Our programme doesn’t just focus on one cancer type. We raise awareness with all cancers in mind

  • We have experience working with a wide range of industries and tailor our programme to suit each workforce

  • A team of health experts and over 20 nurses help us design and deliver our bespoke programme

  • Reducing health inequalities is at the heart of our programme

Raising awareness about cancer in the workplace matters

Did you know that every year nearly 124,000 people of working age are diagnosed with cancer in the UK? [1]

The good news is that around 4 in 10 UK cancer cases every year could be prevented [2]. And if cancer is spotted at an early stage, treatment is more likely to be successful. Our team are passionate about supporting employees to live longer, healthier lives. So, all our activities and communications focus on cancer prevention and early diagnosis.

When it comes to cancer, there’s a lot of misinformation out there, especially in the media.

We provide evidence-based, health messages to debunk myths. And show people how small changes can add up to a big difference to your health when you do them often.

There are around 20,000 extra cases of cancer every year in the UK, because of socio-economic deprivation [3] .

Everyone deserves an equal chance to reduce their risk of cancer and survive it. We prioritise employees that are harder to reach or have a higher risk of poor health.

Get in touch to find out how you and your employees can start benefiting from our impactful cancer awareness programme.

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[1] Based on the average annual number of new cases of all cancer (ICD10 C00-C97 excl. C44) in people aged between 20 and 64 years between 2014-2016

[2] Brown KF, Rumgay H, Dunlop C, et al. The fraction of cancer attributable to known risk factors in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the UK overall in 2015. British Journal of Cancer 2018.

[3] Calculated by the Cancer Intelligence Team at Cancer Research UK, October 2020. Figure is for all cancers excluding non-melanoma skin cancer (ICD-10 C00-C97 excl C44), 2013-2017. Calculations made for each UK nation separately and summed to UK figure. See here for method.

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