An exciting new Phase 1 trial which uses the power of the immune system is underway specifically to target head and neck cancers http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/dec/09/pioneering-cancer-treatment-engineers-immune-systems-to-fight-disease?CMP=twt_a-science_b-gdnscience
Oracle Cancer Trust Winter 2015 Newsletter Please find attached our latest newsletter with case histories from patients who have undergone lifesaving operations for cancer of the voicebox (laryngectomy).
According to figures released today, pharm 10th November by Cancer Research UK. This data shows that around 7,300 people were diagnosed with oral cancer in the UK in 2012 and twice as many men than women diagnosed with the disease, around 4,900 males and 2,900 females. Oracle Cancer Trust has been funding a trial to […]
The European Head and Neck Society have launched a new campaign “Make Sense”. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the disease through greater education of the signs and symptoms to promote earlier diagnosis and referral, abortion with the ultimate aim of improving patient outcomes. Head and Neck cancer is a preventable disease, rx and […]
We were delighted to welcome over forty supporters to attend our first Research Innovation Event which was held recently at prestigious The Institute of Cancer Research in London. The event provided our supporters with an update of current projects as well as our ambitious plans to fund future projects over the next three years. Oracle Chairman […]
Our Summer 2015 newsletter is available now to download. Our latest issue features articles by Professor Chris Nutting, hospital research updates, patient stories and fundraising updates. http://oraclecancertrust.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Newsletter-Summer-2015_web.pdf
The pioneering MR Linac machine that scans and treats patients at the same time is being installed at The Royal Marsden in Sutton. One of only two machines in the UK, the machines will initially be used for clinical trials, with Oracle at the forefront of these trials for treating head and neck cancers. Patients […]
The episode, which was first shown on Wednesday 29th July 2015 on BBC2’s “Trust me I’m a Doctor” features Oracle Board Member Sir Michael Lockett who was treated successfully for stage IV throat cancer using an experimental virus therapy. Professor Kevin Harrington, who manages several pioneering research projects funded by Oracle Cancer Trust and is […]
Spring 2015 Newsletter Our Spring 2015 newsletter is available here to download. Highlights include features on robotic surgery, look The Institute of Cancer Research and recent fundraising achievements.
Wednesday 8th February’s episode of Panorama focused entirely on the world of The Institute of Cancer Research in London and The Royal Marsden. Over the past two years the BBC’s Panorama team have been given unprecedented access to the clinical trials and ongoing research at the ICR and The Royal Marsden. Oracle currently funds eight research […]
The Oracle Team have now moved address! The new postal address for Oracle Cancer Trust is 32-36 Loman Street Southwark London SE1 0EH Our new phone number is 020 7922 7924 If you would like to contact us via email fill in the form or click on firstname.lastname@example.org Please use these details to contact the […]
Barrie Dawson is one of our star fund-raisers. Over the last 12 years he has raised an amazing £59, dosage 000 for Oracle Cancer Trust. Each year Barrie takes part in the Paris to Hayling bike ride. This entails cycling a total of 400 miles, around 80 miles a day to complete the ride. He […]
Derek Stringer, price the world’s longest survivor of pharyngeal pouch cancer has died aged 85. He was diagnosed in 1994, aged 66, with this rare form of neck cancer. The prognosis was grim he was given just two years to live by doctors in Liverpool and was told he would almost certainly lose his […]
Jon Webber ran 10k in support of Oracle Cancer Trust on 13th October this year, here his target was £1, medicine 800 but he raised an impressive £4, stuff 597 Here Jon tells the story of his treatment: Oracle is a charity so close to my heart. Its mission to ensure tailor-made treatments is so […]