World Oral Health Day is celebrated every year on the 20th March. It is an international day to celebrate the benefits of a healthy mouth and to promote worldwide awareness of the issues around oral health and the importance of oral hygiene to looking after everyone old and young.

No Smoking Day is an annual health awareness day intended to help smokers who want to quit smoking.  We are huge fans of anything which will encourage people to stop smoking.  Smoking is one of the risk factors for head and neck cancers.  Stopping smoking isn’t easy, but if you do smoke we would strongly encourage you to try. 

…to the 13th Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness Walk taking place at 12:00 noon on Sunday 30th September 2018 in Hyde Park, London.   

As it is International Women’s Day today we’re encouraging all the women out there to take charge of your loved ones' lives and make sure they include a check for mouth cancer once a month.  It is a simple and quick to do.  You can even follow our step by step Bite Back at mouth Cancer guide.  http://mouthcancerfoundatio

International HPV Awareness Day is being launched by the International Papillomavirus Society on Sunday 4th March 2018. HPV Action group, of which we are a member, is one of the partner organisations.  

Today is a national celebration of love recognised around the world.  At the charity we are encouraging you to love yourself enough this year to carry out Bite Back at Mouth Cancer and tell all your family and friends about it as well.  Bite Back at Mouth Cancer is a quick and easy check that can be done after cleaning your teeth.  All you need is a good light

Drum roll…£26,287.70 is the amount you raised at the walk that took place on Saturday 30th September 2017 in London’s Hyde Park.  So a huge congratulations and big   ‘THANK YOU’ to everyone who got sponsors for last year’s event. 

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