Have you checked yourself for Mouth Cancer this Month? If you are familiar with our work you will know all about our Bite Back at Mouth Cancer campaign. It is a simple check we developed for the mouth. It is quick and easy and can be done after cleaning your teeth. We recommend doing it at least once a month. All you need is a good light source and clean fingers.

The country is gripped by election fever and voting today to do the right thing is on all of our minds.  So once you’ve voted why not elect to step out and make a difference at the 12th annual Mouth Cancer 10 KM Awareness Walk. 

The Founder of the Mouth Cancer Foundation, Dr Vinod Joshi, has just returned from the 6th International Academy of Oral Oncology, (IAOO), World Conference on Oral Cancer in Bangalore, India. 

We now have a dedicated text number for anyone wishing to support us in the GIVAPOUND campaign, the fundraising initiative aiming to see how much a £1 donation can turn into at the end of 365 days. To donate directly to the Mouth Cancer Foundation text MCFG17 £1 to 70070.

Today, Friday 26th May 2017, is the UK’s first ever Face Equality Day. Imagine what it is like to be stared at every day? To be told you didn’t get the job because your face ‘didn’t fit’! Being bullied at school or in the work place. Experiencing hate crime. Having strangers ask you personal questions. People who have a disfigurement experience this every day. 

What will your pound turn into?  The Mouth Cancer Foundation is part of a fundraising initiative to see how much a £1 donation can turn into at the end of 365 days.

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the cause of numerous diseases and cancers, including mouth cancer.  It has been estimated that HPV is the cause of 5% of all cancer cases. 

Today sees the start of National Smile Month which runs until 15th June 2017. National Smile Month is run by the Oral Health Foundation and aims to improve the UK’s oral Health and raise awareness of important health issues. There are three easy key messages which everyone can adopt to maintain a healthy mouth.