The Prince of Wales has warned that cancer risks becoming “the Forgotten C” and that delayed operations during the pandemic are causing “despair”.
Macmillan Cancer Support
New figures showing a “worrying drop” in the number of Scots starting cancer treatment have led to calls for Government action.
Up to £17 million in extra funding over the next two years has been promised as part of a “recovery and redesign” of Scotland’s cancer services.
More than 250 coronavirus deaths have been recorded in a week, according to the latest figures from the National Records of Scotland (NRS).
Two crematoria have raised almost £40,000 for charity by recycling metals recovered during cremation.
More than 100,000 Scots are now waiting for key diagnostic tests to be carried out by the NHS.
Doctors and nurses were not prepared to see “so much illness and death” as the coronavirus pandemic struck, a leading medic has said.
Concerns have been raised over the number of cancer patients putting off seeking care during the coronavirus crisis.
Fears have been raised that thousands of Scots may have missed out on cancer treatment or could have the disease but have not yet been diagnosed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Normal People actress Daisy Edgar-Jones, James Bond star Naomie Harris and BBC DJ Fearne Cotton have backed Macmillan Cancer Support’s coffee morning appeal as the charity warns it faces a huge funding drop.
A north-east charity fundraising group has won a top award from the charity it supports.
A north-east fundraising group has been recognised by a cancer charity.
Regulars and staff at a north-east pub chain have raised almost £95,000 for a cancer charity.
A group of north-east youngsters organised their own coffee morning fundraiser for a cause close to their hearts.
A bake-off competition held by an Aberdeen secondary school has raised more than £200.
Young farmers have been busy making art out of hay bales to raise money for charity.
Coffee mornings are being held to raise money for a cancer charity.
Shirley Ballas, Kathy Burke and Rylan Clark-Neal have been captured on camera to support the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning charity event.
More than £1,300 has been raised for a cancer charity by staff at a north-east pub.
A grandmother who is cycling the length of Britain in memory of her three children has said she is “feeling really strong” as she enters the final days of her journey.
Two north-east children have helped raise money for a national cancer charity at a coffee morning.
A new programme to help people affected by cancer stay moving has launched in the city.
Staff at an Aberdeen restaurant have been donating some of their tips to a cancer charity.
Worthy north-east projects have been nominated in the Scottish Charity Awards.
Shelagh plunges 10,000ft in ‘terrifying’ skydive to raise almost £2,000 for North-east childrens’ charity
A cancer survivor took to the skies to raise money for a North-east children’s charity.
Three school pupils have had their heads shaved to raise money to support those affected by cancer.
The team behind an award-winning programme supporting people in Aberdeen hit by cancer has been recognised.
A North-east hairdresser proved she could live life on a razor’s edge to raise funds for a cancer charity.
A cancer charity has appointed its first digital nurse to combat online “fake news” about the disease.
Dame Julie Walters, Dame Judi Dench and Joanna Lumley are among a host of stars hoping to inspire the nation to get together to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.