Empowering people to tackle cancer and take up screenings across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, and Powys.

What’s expected of a Cancer Champion?

Cancer Champions are volunteers who build the role into their everyday life, whether at home, with friends or at work. No previous experience is necessary and free training and support will be provided every step of the way.

A Cancer Champion is someone...

With a desire to help improve the future and health of their local community.
Who may have experience of cancer or just share our mission in raising awareness to reduce the impact of cancer.
Who comes from a diverse range of communities and backgrounds.
Happy to have everyday conversations with family, friends and colleagues about cancer.
Willing to undertake training and feedback their experiences and insight.

A Cancer Champion will...


Have conversations about spotting the signs and symptoms of cancer and understanding the screening process.


Encourage people to take up screening invitations, know their body and report any concerns to health professionals.


Listen and feedback their experiences and concerns and help us to understand what would make things easier.

Reduce Stigma

Help reduce stigma around cancer, busting myths that may have been spread and sharing key messages.


Talk with care and sensitivity and in a way that is meaningful to their friends, colleagues and community.

Ready to make a difference?

Cancer Champions can make a real difference to people’s lives and their health, by spreading the word that spotting cancer early saves lives.
Interested in being a Cancer Champion?

Enter your details and we’ll be in touch.

You could save someone’s life.

Supporting People With Cancer | Cancer Champions

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Delivery & Funding Partners

Our initiative wouldn’t be possible without the dedication and support of our parnters who help us get our important message out to those it matters to the most.