Come to this year’s Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness Walk and you can take advantage of a free mouth cancer screening courtesy of Mouth Cancer Foundation Ambassadors, Mr Mahesh Kumar and Mr Bhavin Visavadia and their colleagues from London North West Healthcare NHS Trust.   All screeners have kindly agreed to give up their time for one day to help our charity.

HPV Action, of which the Mouth Cancer Foundation is a member, welcomes the JCVI’s (Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation) announcement on HPV vaccination for boys and calls on the Department of Health and Social Care to accept the JCVI’s advice and without further delay announce that boys will be included in the national HPV vaccination programme.  Since the statement was made, the We

Wednesday 18th July should be the day that the JCVI, (Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation) recommend whether or not British boys should receive the HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) vaccination.    Around 400,000 boys unvaccinated every year, leaves millions at risk of developing HPV related cancers, including mouth cancer.

Yesterday, Charity Media Consultant, Elizabeth Laverack, had the pleasure of attending a cheque presentation at Lochinver House School in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire to receive a substantial £5000 donation to the charity.

Tesco’s UK and Ireland Chief Executive, Charles Wilson, is stepping down from his role, after being diagnosed with throat cancer earlier this year. The supermarket announced today that Mr Wilson had received the diagnosis after an operation to remove his tonsils in April.   He underwent daily radiotherapy in May and June. 

Every month we bring you the latest news, views, information and reports on everything to do with mouth, head and neck cancers and the charity.   Find out first hand all about raising awareness, fundraising events, the latest research, support group activities, events, free leaflets and advice plus much, much more.  It is all available in the charity’s monthly newsletter.  

If you are a mouth, head or neck cancer support group and you haven’t been in touch with our charity before, then we would love to hear from you.