About

The Alliance for Cancer Prevention is campaigning to reduce preventable cancer incidence by calling for recognition of environmental and occupational risk factors. The Alliance aims to challenge the existing perception of control and treatment of cancer being the best way…

Members

A multi stakeholder group which includes representatives from NGOs, environmental and occupational health organisations, trade unions, public health advocates and civil society groups.

Contact

We are always interested in hearing from you, whether its in connection with the content of this site, any questions you might have or if you think your cancer is environmentally or occupationally related please contact us here. Facilitator Helen…

News

Response to draft UK National Action Plan for the Sustainable use of Pesticides

Recommendations collectively supported by 3,450,000 members, farmers and workers from health and environment focused organisations, unions, farmers and academics has been submitted to DEFRA in response to their consultation on the sustainable use of pesticides National Action Plan (NAP).

Alliance joins other NGOs in calling for clarification on the responsibilities of the new National Institute for Health Protection

The Alliance for Cancer prevention joined with ChemTrust, Breast Cancer UK, WEN, the Cancer Prevention and Education Society, From Pink to Prevention and others to call for clarification on the responsibilities of the National Institute for Health Protection (NIHP) with regards to the regulation of harmful chemicals and their impact on public health.

Open Letter to Cancer Research UK

A large group of academics, environmental and health and safety organisations have written an open letter to Cancer Research UK inquiring about their plans for the primary prevention of cancer. Earlier this year, the European Cancer Leagues produced a position…

Response to draft UK National Action Plan for the Sustainable use of Pesticides

Recommendations collectively supported by 3,450,000 members, farmers and workers from health and environment focused organisations, unions, farmers and academics has been submitted to DEFRA in response to their consultation on the sustainable use of pesticides National Action Plan (NAP).

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Linking Breast Cancer and Toxic Chemicals

The Alliance ran a webinar in November 2020 for CasaCem, Sociedad Mexicana de Toxicologia, Colegio de Ginecología y Obstetricia and IPEN on the links between breast cancer and toxic chemicals. Casacem kindly shared a recording of the event – available in english and spanish.

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Alliance joins other NGOs in calling for clarification on the responsibilities of the new National Institute for Health Protection

The Alliance for Cancer prevention joined with ChemTrust, Breast Cancer UK, WEN, the Cancer Prevention and Education Society, From Pink to Prevention and others to call for clarification on the responsibilities of the National Institute for Health Protection (NIHP) with regards to the regulation of harmful chemicals and their impact on public health.

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