The study led by Dr Gypsyamber D’Souza, an associate professor of epidemiology and co author of the Mouth Cancer Foundation’s HPV leaflet, confirms that couples who have been together for several years do not need to change their intimacy or sexual behaviour because of the cancer diagnosis.   She says: “Couples who have been together for several years have likely already shared whatever infecti

The Oscar-winning Hollywood actor was diagnosed with stage four of the disease after a walnut-sized tumour was found on his tongue.  He fought a six month battle with the disease from August 2010 until January 2011 undergoing an intense course of chemotherapy and radiation.

World No Tobacco Day was created by the member states of the World Health Organisation in 1987 to encourage a 24-hour abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption. It also aims to draw everyone’s attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and to its negative health effects.

You can now support our charity by making a monthly donation via Virgin Money Giving website. Our work would be impossible without the contributions of our many donors, so whatever you can give really will make a difference.

Our Ambassador, Dr Philip Lewis, has created an awareness-raising leaflet for general medical practitioners which will be distributed to local GPs in order to educate them about the early symptoms of the disease.  If you would like more information about the leaflet or want to request a copy, contact us for more information.