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The Mouth Cancer Foundation is involved with a collaborative group to produce a patient survey aimed at finding out about the patients’ experience of head and neck cancer to gain a better understanding of the quality of life experienced by people affected with this type of cancer.

We would like to hear from any not for profit organisations about projects that you may be hoping to launch which may help and support head and neck cancer patients.  So, if your group carries out research, raises awareness, lobbies, promotes, developing products or educates for example you could be eligible for one of the grants available in the Charity Project Awards 2019.

At the end of September the 14thFREE Mouth Cancer 10 KM Awareness Walk will take place again in London’s Hyde Park.   Places are filling up fast, but we are hoping to make this event the best yet.  So, please sign up today to join our annual tradition - http://www.mouthcancerwalk.org/register.htm. 

We have been contacted by Student Selma Stearns from University College London who is conducting a Masters research project about the newly introduced HPV vaccine for gay and bisexual men (https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/hpv-vaccination-for-men-who-have-sex-w

Fundraiser Neil Heggie from Scotland has collected an impressive £219.66 simply by raising awareness of mouth cancer.  Neil found a lump on his tongue in 2014 at the young age of 25.  The news hit him hard.  Here in his own words Neil Heggie tells his story.  ”In 2014 I found a lump on my tongue.

We’re delighted to announce our new partnership with SmileVision who will be giving the charity airtime across their waiting room TV channel for the Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness Walk and Bite Back at Mouth Cancer campaigns, #MC7, reaching 2.8 million patients per month in the UK.

We are still looking for volunteers to help man our stand at the NEC in Birmingham during the Dentistry Show.  If you live in the Heart of England or would be willing to travel to Birmingham on Friday 17th or Saturday 18th May, to help the charity at the show, we would love to hear from you.  The exhibition halls are open from 0900 to 1730. 

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