About us


 is a health promotion charity focusing on active, positive encouragement of cancer prevention and early detection strategies. The charity is committed to bringing about a reduction in the rate of preventable cancers in Scotland through enabling and motivating people to avoid tobacco and tobacco smoke, improve their diet, take adequate amounts of exercise, reduce exposure to strong sunlight, and make use screening techniques to detect cancers at a vital early stage. CAIS’s campaigns and fund-raising events promote a healthy, active life-style as a means of improving health and helping to prevent cancer.

Cancer Awareness In Scotland’s activities include health promotion campaigns, materials and events, information provision, lobbying, networking, and research.