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Catch Mouth Cancer Foundation Ambassador, Philip Lewis, at one of three talks all about mouth cancer and the work of the charity this month.   He’ll be lecturing for Professional Dentistry at Olympia, Kensington on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th February, and then on Friday 23rd February he’ll be speaking to around 1000 delegates at FMC CPD Dentistry in London. 

Next month on Sunday 18th March, Dental Nurse Manager, Faye Thornton, 48, is running the Hastings Half Marathon.  Faye works for the Maxillo Facial Units for East Kent Hospitals NHS trust and experiences first-hand the devastating effect head and neck cancer can have on patients.  Faye says “I felt that I need to do more to help Head and Neck Cancer patients by fundraising.”  So, thr

We have just received this photo from Leeds University student Phoebe Cameron and her friends who have raised a generous £350.00 for the charity. They held a stall in their university union back in November, during Mouth Cancer Action Month, to raise awareness.  Phoebe says “we certainly enjoyed it and we hope we were able to educate people on mouth cancer.” 

…for all your generous walk donations.   We will soon be revealing the total amount raised in sponsorship from the 12th annual Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness Walk, which took place last September.   At the same time we will announce the highest fundraisers and the prizes they have won. 

…is the date of our 13th Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness Walk. Once again the walk will take place at 12:00 in Hyde Park, London. More details will follow shortly, so please keep checking our website www.mouthcancerwalk.org.

With only 4 more sleeps until Christmas Day, we are signing off for 2017. The Mouth Cancer Foundation offices will be closed until Thursday 4th January 2018. You can still access our information via the website and online community forum.  

The charity wishes to say a massive ‘THANK YOU’ to everyone who has sent in their sponsorship monies from the 12th annual Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness Walk, which took place in September. There is still time to forward any last minute donations to the charity at the following address:

Rinaldis Ristorante Italiano in Wakefield has raised a whopping £1010 for the charity during Mouth Cancer Action Month by requesting customers add £1.00 to their restaurant bill. By dining and donating their efforts have gone a good way to raising awareness of all head and neck cancers, for the entire month of November. We are very grateful to the staff and patrons of Rinaldis.

As many of you know the Mouth Cancer Foundation is part of a group called HPV Action. One of the main items on our campaign agenda is to fight for the right for boys, as well as girls, to be vaccinated against the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) – one of the leading causes of mouth cancers. 

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