cancer reserach
Time to complete this course:
30 minutes
Date of publication:
April 2017
Updated:
October 2020


This module is aimed at healthcare professionals who would like to promote behaviour change in their patients to reduce their cancer risk. The module will highlight the links between cancer and smoking, obesity and alcohol and describe the evidence for Very Brief Advice (VBA) on behaviour change. Using case studies, it will give practical explanations on how to deliver VBA for the different behaviours in time pressured consultations in as little as 30 seconds.

This course was developed in partnership with Cancer Research UK

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