Putting our region's cancer needs first

Cancer Education & Prevention

Did you know that around 40% of cancers are preventable?

volunteer teaching school kids

Whilst this number is promising and offers hope for the future, at North West Cancer Research, we understand that education is critical to detecting cancer early and stopping it in its tracks.

Because we believe that information can transform cancer outcomes now and in the future.

That's why cancer education and community outreach are essential aspects of our work.

So throughout the year, we head out into the community to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of cancer, inspiring future researchers and changing perceptions of the disease.

Our award-winning campaigns connect with people like you, increasing cancer knowledge and risk factor awareness.

From engaging with outdoor workers and office staff to Lab Coat Learning in schools and sun safety campaigns, we work with charities and other partners to deliver bespoke cancer prevention and education campaigns where it matters most. 

Because together, we will break the pattern. We will find the cure. Together in the North West.

Want to learn more about how we support you in raising cancer awareness in your community?

Click on the links below for more information about our recent campaigns.

Our Work

Cancer Has No Place in Our Home

This incredible place we call home also has different rates of cancer. Which is why North West Cancer Research does what we do.

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Skin Cancer Campaign - #ThinkAgain

The North West's skin cancer rates are 10% higher than the rest of the UK. We set out to educate the public on sun safety and asked them to #ThinkAgain.

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Head & Neck Cancer - #SpeakOut

The North West’s head and neck cancer rates are 20% higher than the rest of the UK, and men are twice as likely to get it. That’s why it’s so important to speak out.

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