For this year’s Mouth Cancer Action Month, which we are jointly promoting with the Oral Health Foundation, we’re asking everyone to show their support by making Wednesday 13 November ‘Blue Wednesday’. So whether you put on your blue shoes, pick out something blue to wear or don bright blue lipstick, do something blue, show your support and help us raise awareness of mouth cancer.

Alcohol Awareness Week, run by Alcohol Change UK, from 11th to 17th November is a chance for the UK to get thinking about drinking.

A grandad from North Wales, who was given days to live, made a shock recovery after the drugs he was trialling kicked in while his wife was planning his funeral.   After cancer ravaged his face and throat, Geoff Pritchard, 71, had moved to a hospice, but his six children were amazed to find him 'perked up' when they went to say their final goodbyes.  For the full story visit…

Our colleagues at Swallows, Head and Neck Cancer Support Group are holding their annual head and neck conference, ‘Laughter is the Best Medicine’ in Brighton on 6th and 7th November.  The two-day event celebrates cancer survivorship and life beyond head and neck cancer.  Inspirational international speakers, health professionals, cancer nurse specialists, patients, carers,

It appears the conference season is in full swing as Mouth Cancer Foundation Ambassadors are talking at a variety events over the next couple of weeks.  Today is the turn of Mouth Cancer Foundation Clinical Ambassador Jocelyn Harding who is at the Talking Mouths Talking Cancer Charity Fundraising conference at the University of Birmingham. 

Mouth Cancer Foundation Peoples’ Ambassadors, Pat and Colin Jones, recently held their annual golf tournament, The Golf Team Challenge, at Condover Golf Club in Shrewsbury.  Once again, the Clare Memorial Cup was up for grabs.

Throughout November dental health and oral cancer charities, dentists, doctors and pharmacies unite to educate members of general public about a disease that kills more people in the UK than cervical and testicular cancers combined. Mouth Cancer affects over 8300 people in the UK every year and it is estimated that about 60,000 people will be diagnosed over the next decade. 

On the 1st and 2nd November we could be found at the National Dental Nursing Conference in Oxford for the British Association of Dental Nurses Annual Conference.  For full details of their event visit

Today is the official launch of Mouth Cancer Action Month which takes place tonight at the House of Commons. This year we are working closely with the Oral Health Foundation to jointly promote Mouth Cancer Action Month.  Hopefully this will create even greater awareness of all mouth and head and neck cancers. 

The Mouth Cancer Foundation has a brand-new supporter.  StorageMart is an easy to use storage company which houses all the equipment required to run the Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness Walk.  The company, which is dedicated to providing easy, clean, friendly service to each and every customer, has donated a storage unit to us.