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Congratulations to Dentist, Lianne Steadman for completing her London marathon challenge, in aid of our charity, on Sunday in 6 hours.  An amazing feat in Sunday’s heat.  

The World Health Organisation has declared the last week in April World Immunization Week, which aims to highlight the collective action needed to ensure that every person is protected from vaccine preventable diseases.  This year’s theme is ‘Protected Together’ #vaccine’swork.  It encourages people at every level from donors to the general public to go further in their efforts to increase immu

Mouth Cancer Foundation Ambassador Mahesh Kumar is leading a campaign to highlight the dangers of 'Snus’ (pronounced snooze), a new drug on the street in the world of football.  Use of this drug can cause mouth cancer and it is a real risk to users.

We would like to wish marathon runner Lianne Steadman the best of luck when she takes part in the London Marathon on Sunday!  We’ll let you know how Lianne gets on next week.

Last year we told you about HPV Action’s aim of increasing its number of members to include 50 organisations.  Well, huge congratulations to HPV Action as they have reached their goal today!  Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons of England have joined the society of which, we are also members.

Inspirational International speaker and friend of the Mouth Cancer Foundation Eva Grayzel is celebrating 20 years surviving cancer. 

Cyclists are already in training for the 4th Straumann Charity Bike Ride.   If you would like to sponsor their efforts simply visit our fundraising page here… https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/displayCharityCampaignPage.action?campa

This is an appeal to all individuals who make a donation to the Mouth Cancer Foundation or send in sponsorship forms with monies they have collected from family and friends.  Where possible please will you let us know if you and your supporters are eligible to gift aid your money. It is so easy to do, costs you nothing and will benefit the charity immensely.   

We’ve been busy here at Mouth Cancer Foundation HQ getting everything ready for the 13th Mouth Cancer 10 KM Awareness Walk, which this year is taking place on Sunday 30th September in Hyde Park, London.

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month in the USA. Close to 49,750 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year, that’s 132 new people every day. Of those newly diagnosed individuals, only slightly more than half will be alive in 5 years. This is a number which has not significantly improved in decades.

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