PLEASE SUPPORT INNOVATIVE NEW FUNDRAISING GAME FOR MOUTH CANCER ACTION MONTH!

 

FRIDAY 11TH OCTOBER 2013

PRESS RELEASE - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE

  • MOUTH CANCER FOUNDATION CONSULTANT – ELIZABETH LAVERACK
  • DENTAL FOCUS CEO – KRISHAN JOSHI

 

To set up an interview and for more information please call Media Ambitions on + 44 (0) 208 940 2222 or email elizabeth@mediaambitions.com.

Leading dental companies are supporting a fun and innovative new fundraising craze this Mouth Cancer Action Month to raise much needed funds for the Mouth Cancer Foundation. 

#DFGame, created by dental website agency, Dental Focus, is simple and already generating friendly competition in the dental community. 

Companies that take part in the game make a donation to the charity.  They are then given a spot in the #DFGame grid. The larger the donation the, the higher the company is ranked on the grid.   As companies slide down the chart they can propel themselves back into pole position by donating more money.  Currently money4dentists is in the lead, but will they still be there by the end of November?

The founder of the Mouth Cancer Foundation, Dr Vinod Joshi says “I would encourage all the dental industry giants to dig deep and help raise funds for the charity this Mouth Cancer Awareness Month.  This enables us to carry on supporting patients, carers and health professionals as well as promoting the signs, symptoms to look out for and early detection to the general public. 

#DFGame runs through Mouth Cancer Action Month until the end of November 2013.  For more information about #DFGame and to join the grid, please visit http://www.dfgame.co.uk/

 

-ENDS-

 

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Elizabeth Ayto Laverack or Izabela Nair

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NOTES TO EDITORS

The Mouth Cancer Foundation – www.mouthcancerfoundation.org

The Mouth Cancer Foundation is a registered charity no. 1109298.

The Mouth Cancer Foundation is a charity solely dedicated to supporting people affected by head and neck cancer.  Support can play a pivotal role in meeting the psychosocial needs of patients. The Mouth Cancer Foundation’s online and telephone support service has given head and neck cancer patients and families the opportunity to articulate the consequences of their cancer journey and communicate their shared experiences. It is vital that the charity continues to provide free accessible information resources and ensure Mouth Cancer Foundation support is provided to those that need them.   

In the UK, nearly 8000 people are diagnosed with Mouth Cancer every year.  Cancers can occur in any part of the mouth, tongue, lips, and adjacent areas like the throat, salivary glands, pharynx, larynx, sinus, and other sites in the head and neck area. In its very early stages, these Mouth Cancers can be easy to ignore.

Symptoms include:

1. An ulcer or white or red patch anywhere in the mouth that does not heal within 3 weeks

2. A lump or swelling anywhere in the mouth, jaw or neck that persists for more than 3 weeks

3. A difficulty in swallowing, chewing or moving the jaw or tongue

5. A numbness of the tongue or other area of the mouth

6. A feeling that something is caught in the throat

7. A chronic sore throat or hoarseness that persists more than 6 weeks

8. An unexplained loosening of teeth with no dental cause

Dental Focus – www.dental-focus.com

Dental Focus websites for your profit is a unique team of web marketing experts with 12 years experience.  They have created over 500 dental websites and won over 20 Dentistry Website Awards.

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