A Journey of Faith, Hope, and Second Chances by Immaculate Nilani Jeyakumar

23 February 2024

In September 2022, my life took an unexpected turn when I was struck by excruciating ear pain. Little did I know, it was just the beginning of a battle I…

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2024 ESTRO Scholarship Applications Now Open: Peter Rhys Evans Scholarship for Senior Head and Neck Cancer Trainees

05 February 2024

The Oracle Cancer Trust Peter Rhys Evans Scholarship is available NOW and we are taking applications for attendance at the upcoming ESTRO Multidisciplinary Management of Head and Neck Oncology conference…

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HPV Vaccines: A Triumph in Cancer Prevention Unveiled by Scotland’s Cervical Cancer Report relevant for Head and Neck Cancer

29 January 2024

In the ongoing battle against human papillomavirus (HPV) and its associated cancers, a recent report by Public Health Scotland has unveiled a monumental success story. The report, supported by the…

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Paving the Way for Breakthroughs in Oral Cancer Research

29 January 2024

In the relentless pursuit of advancing our understanding and treatment of Oral cancer, Oracle Cancer Trust played a pivotal role in funding a groundbreaking research project led by Leah Ambler,…

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Brave Hearts Take the Plunge

24 January 2024

On a crisp Boxing Day morning in Redcar, courageous sisters Caroline and Ann, decided to make a splash in the icy waters of the North Sea to raise crucial funds…

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Key Facts - Head and Neck Cancer

33 people

The number of people diagnosed every day with head and neck cancer in the UK

4th most common cancer in MEN

Head and neck cancer is now the 4th most common cancer in men and 6th overall yet awareness of the signs and symptoms is extremely poor


The number of people diagnosed with head and neck cancer every year in the UK. Sadly many will be diagnosed when their cancer is at an advanced stage

2% of research funding

Head and neck cancer receives less than 2% of research funding in the UK despite being one of the fastest growing cancer types