Free online training sessions from Answer Cancer, the Greater Manchester Cancer Screening Engagement Programme.  Different dates and times available to suit you. 

Cancer awareness saves lives. Every year thousands of people are diagnosed with Cancer. We know that the earlier a cancer is detected, the better the outcome for the people involved. Early detection saves lives. Cancer screening saves lives. Why not top up your knowledge and confidence so that you can help yourself, your family members, community leaders and staff.

You need to register in advance to attend these sessions.  You can join as many as you like. Click on the links to register and find out more.

All sessions are fun, interactive, and informative.


NEW – Train the Facilitator – Training for Answer Cancer Champions

This is our new, exciting course which focuses on growing your facilitation skills, knowledge, and confidence. We have had great feedback from participants.  You will pick up lots of ideas and training tips so that you can run cancer awareness session back in your own work or community.  These are fun and interactive sessions which cover a range of presentation and facilitation techniques.

We will be running 2 separate courses.  Each course will run for 2 half-days over 2 consecutive weeks. You will need to attend both half-day sessions to secure your place.  There will be a little bit of home study which involves reflecting on your learning.  This course is aimed at people who have previously completed at least one other Answer Cancer training course. If you have any questions please contact

Course 1: Tues 24th November and Tues 1st December 10:00am-12:30pm – Click Here

Course 2: Tues 8th December and Tues 15th December 10.00am-12.30am – Click Here


 Answer Cancer Facts & Myths

This 90 mins session will increase your understanding of the importance of seeking out factual evidence-based information regarding cancer. The session highlights some of the most popular myths about cancer and replaces them with facts.  Fun and informative.

Tuesday 3rd November 10.00am – Click Here

Wednesday 4th November 11.00am – Click Here


Answer Cancer Signs & Symptoms

This 90 mins short session will equip you with knowledge around early signs & symptoms of cancer. You’ll understand why and how early detection saves lives and learn key messages to share with others.  The session will also share information about on the importance of accessing your GP during the Covid-19 situation.

Monday 9th November 11.00am – Click Here

Wednesday 11th November 10.00am – Click Here


NHS Cancer Screening Programmes

This 90 mins session will super charge your knowledge and understanding of the 3 NHS Cancer Screening Programmes and why they are so important. You will learn who’s eligible, what’s involved, and what messages and approaches we can use to encourage others to take up their screening invite.

Tuesday 17th November 10.00am – Click Here

Wednesday 18th November 11.00am – Click Here


Please sure to register BEFORE each training session – It’s essential you do this to be able attend (Zoom will generate a link for you to use to join each training session registered for – the above links below will NOT enable you to attend, they are for registration ONLY!)

If you’re unsure how to access Zoom please take a look at this quick start guide for support –