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Earlier this year we brought you the story of the Chappell family who on learning 40 year old David Chappell had been diagnosed with tongue cancer, shortly before his birthday last year, decided to plan a 5k sponsored walk to raise awareness about mouth cancer. 

Today, Wednesday 27th July 2016 is World Head and Neck Cancer Day.   Here at the Mouth Cancer Foundation we are joining many organisations around the globe in observing this day by urging everyone to take a moment and check their own mouth using our Bite Back at Mouth Cancer information. 

In October 2015 Jon Bliss told his friends he wanted to take on the Prudential Ride London Surrey 100 Mile Bike Ride.  In the words of one of his friends, Nigel says “When Jon mentioned to me he had to lose weight he was heading only one way…to A and E via the local pub and kebab shop!  I thought the Prudential Ride London Surrey 100 Mile was optimistic, but having known Jon for over twenty yea

An innovative programme to improve the care and experience of patients with incurable cancer is being rolled out across the country according to a release out today from NHS England. ‘Enhanced Supportive Care’ was developed by specialists at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, and will now be used by at least 21 more cancer centres across England. 

Customer Care Support Co-Ordinator, Deepti Pandya, 25 from Birmingham has completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge to raise as much money as possible for the Mouth Cancer Foundation.

The Mouth Cancer Foundation loves this great initiative from tongue cancer survivor, James McNaught, 45, who started 'Cancer On Board'. Based on the style of the ‘Baby on Board’ badges that are regularly seen now on busy tube trains.   ‘Cancer on Board’ is a badge for sick cancer patients to ensure they too get the chance of a seat. 

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