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Mouth Cancer Foundation Ambassador, Steve Hagg, has flown to New Jersey in the US to take part in a patient advisory meeting today, with other patient representatives from France, Germany and the USA. 

Just a reminder that if you live in the Birmingham area and are looking for a local support group then Get A-Head is running its next quarterly meeting from 1700 to 1900 in the Outpatient Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham on Wednesday 4th May.  

This is an appeal to all individuals who make a donation to the Mouth Cancer Foundation or send in sponsorship forms with monies they have collected from family and friends.  Where possible please will you let us know if you and your supporters are eligible to gift aid your money. It is so easy to do, costs you nothing and will benefit the charity immensely.   

Looking for something to do this bank holiday weekend?  Why not sign up to our 10 KM Awareness Walk.  It is a free event taking place on Saturday 20th August in Hyde Park, London.   

We are pleased to announce that our Bite Back at Mouth Cancer Campaign is now appearing in the dental section of Lloyds Pharmacies across the UK.  Look out for the shop wobblers which will be displayed on the shelves where dental products are sold. 

European Immunization Week is celebrated across Europe from 24th to 30th April.  It aims to raise awareness of the importance of immunization for people’s health and well-being.

The Mouth Cancer Foundation would like to say a huge THANK YOU to the clients of the Amical Veterinary Centre of March, Cambridgeshire who have raised £369.10 in memory of a remarkable lady, Robyn Joly.

We’ve been busy here at Mouth Cancer Foundation HQ getting everything ready for the free 10Km Mouth Cancer Awareness Walk at Hyde Park on Saturday 20th August. Everyone is invited to join the Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness Walk and the event is 100% free. If you wish to participate in the Mouth Cancer Walk then please register as soon as possible.

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month in the USA.   Close to 48,250 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year. It will cause over 9,575 deaths, killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day.  Of those 48,250 newly diagnosed individuals, only slightly more than half will be alive in 5 years. This is a number which has not significantly improved in decades.

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