“Don’t gamble with your life by smoking.” Warning from ex-smoker James Roberts, diagnosed with cancer of the vocal cord at 33 years old.

“Don’t gamble with your life by smoking.” Warning from ex-smoker James Roberts, diagnosed with cancer of the vocal cord at 33 years old. A former smoker who was diagnosed with cancer is urging smokers across Humber, Coast and Vale to never give up quitting for the launch of a new 16 Cancers campaign. Last summer after … Read more

1000 and counting: Cancer Champion volunteer training programme reaches milestone

The Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance recruited its 1,000th Cancer Champion on Monday (29th April), as supermarket chain Asda hosted a training event at its Mount Pleasant store community hub in east Hull. Almost 20,000 people in the Humber, Coast and Vale area are diagnosed with cancer each year; a rate significantly higher than … Read more

Staff from East Riding Leisure become Cancer Champions

Members of staff from East Riding Leisure Centres become Cancer Champions ahead of a new swim session pilot for people affected by cancer. East Riding of Yorkshire Council has introduced a two month swim session pilot aimed solely at people who are living with and beyond cancer. The private swim sessions are part of the … Read more

Experiences of Prostate Cancer shared at Cancer Alliance Focus Group

In February, the Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance facilitated a Prostate Cancer Focus Group event to understand patient experiences from referral, diagnosis, treatment to living with and beyond prostate cancer. By understanding both positive and negative experiences of the current prostate pathways across the Humber, Coast and Vale area, the Cancer Alliance aim to … Read more

Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance pledge Time to Test

Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance Programme Director, Lucy Turner, is pledging to support Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust ‘Time to Test’ campaign and encouraging all Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance employees to attend cervical screening appointments. The pledge coincides with the launch of Public Health England’s (PHE) Cervical Screening Campaign, urging women to attend their … Read more

New appointment to the Cancer Alliance

Jane Hawkard, Chief Officer, East Riding of Yorkshire CCG and SRO Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance today announced a new appointment to the Cancer Alliance. “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Lucy Turner to the post of Programme Director for Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance. Lucy is currently the General Manager … Read more

NHS England – Cancer Alliance National Early Diagnosis Conference – 26 September 2018

Members of the Humber, Coast and Vale Cancer Alliance presented our Cancer Champion Programme at the Cancer Alliance nationalEarly Diagnosis Conference at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on 26 September 2018. The event was incredibly well attended with Cancer Alliances across England listening to presentations from other Cancer Alliances.  Cancer Alliances presented their work through poster … Read more

Stakeholder Survey – Cancer in the Long Term Plan for the NHS

[vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” width=”1/1″ tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid”][vc_column_text] Cancer Alliances across the Country have been asked by NHS England to support the development of a new plan for the next ten years following the government’s announcement of a new financial settlement for the NHS.  This is … Read more