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We were thrilled to receive a donation this week of £160.00 from a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry. Fundraiser, Andrew Elder, completed the Surrey Bacchus Half Marathon on Sunday 10 September. The hilly off road run, traversing the North Downs and Denbies Wine Estate in Dorking, took him 2hrs 15mins 48secs.

The NHS Clinical Commissioning Group in Sheffield has been running a pop up shop in Sheffield Markets offering information on all types of cancers including mouth cancers. The hub, which has been open since 30th October aims to raise awareness and encourage take-up of the services available to people affected by cancer.

Thank you to everyone who has sent in their walk sponsorship donations already.   If you are still collecting and want to send money in to support the Mouth Cancer Foundation this year, please send any donations by 31st December 2017 to the charity at the following address: Mouth Cancer Foundation Top Floor, 1 Victoria Parade By 331 Sandycombe Road

Your Cancer Journey – Head and Neck Cancer Conference starts today in Blackpool.  The two day event celebrates cancer survivorship and life beyond head and neck cancer.  Inspirational international speakers, health professionals, cancer nurse specialists, patients, carers, survivors and support groups will be speaking at the conference and discussing issues relating to quality of life and how t

Selected restaurants around the UK have chosen to support the charity in our efforts to raise awareness of all head and neck cancers, for the entire month of November.  Rinaldis Ristorante Italiano in Wakefield, Muntaz in Leeds and the Golden Keg Restaurant in Stoke on Trent will be adding £1.00 to every bill and all the donations at the end of the month will come our way. 

Our Ambassador, Dentist, Dr Philip Lewis will be lecturing on all things to do with the early detection of mouth cancer at Professional Dentistry North in Manchester today and tomorrow.

Today, on the second day of Mouth Cancer Action Month we thought we would share this wonderful poem from Paul Strong in recognition of our charity’s website.

Another November another Mouth Cancer Action Month!  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.

Did you know…? …an ulcer that does not heal within 3 weeks should be check out. …lumps or swellings in the mouth, jaw or neck should be checked out. …persistent sore throats for more than 6 weeks should be checked out.

The race to the deadline for using old round one pound coins is definitely on! In just two days, on 15th October, all old £1 coins will cease being legal tender.  There is still time though to search your purse, pockets and piggy banks for all old £1 coins and make them count by donating to the GivaPound initiative.

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