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This Valentine’s Day we encourage you to spend time on yourself, put you and your health first.  One of the best things you can do for yourself is love yourself enough to carry out Bite Back at Mouth Cancer and tell all your family and friends about it as well.  Oral health is so important and taking care of your mouth can help protect against many problems.

You may remember the story we brought you last year about lifelong Mouth Cancer Foundation supporter, Carol Peers, receiving a surprise cheque for £50.00 from her old company, Trigon Snacks.  Well they have done it again and sent another £50.00 donation to us here at the charity.    Carol’s husband Barry passed away on 28th September 2004 after being diagnosed with mouth canc

Calling all local Support Groups!  Last month we launched the 5th Mouth Cancer Foundation Support Group Awards.   One lucky support group could be in with the chance of receiving an award of up to £1500.00!

It is two years since we started selling Brenda’s Easy to Swallow Cookbook on Amazon.  In that time we have literally seen this book fly off our shelves.  Produced by Brenda Brady, in association with the Mouth Cancer Foundation, Brenda’s Easy-to-Swallow Cookbook is for mouth cancer sufferers, and anyone who has difficulty chewing and swallowing food.

One of our newly elected Trustee and Clinical Ambassador, Philip Lewis, is speaking to over 1000 delegates at a lecture for Professional Dentistry at Olympia in London on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th February.   Please get in touch for more information.

Monday 4th February is World Cancer Day.  The organisation is mid-way through a three year campaign taking place under the tag line ‘We can, I can’.  World Cancer Day explores how everyone, as a collective or as individuals can do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer.  So as a group we can work together to prevent cancer or create healthy schools and workplaces.  Individu

Today, Thursday 31 January 2019, is Young Carers Awareness Day. Each year the Carers Trust organises this special day to recognise the efforts of young carers. The purpose of the day is to raise public awareness of the challenges faced by young people because of their caring role, and to campaign for greater support for young carers and their needs.

An interesting story posted on the BBC News website…. GPs with patients who have a persistent sore throat, combined with shortness of breath, trouble swallowing or earache, should consider cancer as the cause, according to new research from the University of Exeter.

Many of you will know Dr Vinod Joshi founded the Mouth Cancer Foundation back in 2004.  He has been doing an amazing job of raising awareness about the signs, symptoms and risk factors of all head and neck cancers, saving and improving thousands of lives in the process.  Following a successful few years the charity is now in a position to grow. 

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